No. S 277
Environmental Public Health Act
Environmental Public Health
(Composition of Offences under Part IX)
Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 80A of the Environmental Public Health Act, the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Environmental Public Health (Composition of Offences under Part IX) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Compoundable offences
2.—(1)  The Director-General, Food Administration, or an employee of the Singapore Food Agency authorised in writing by the Director‑General, Food Administration for the purpose of these Regulations, may compound any offence specified in paragraph (2), by collecting from a person reasonably suspected of having committed the offence a sum not exceeding the lower of the following:
(a)one half of the amount of the maximum fine that is prescribed for the offence;
(2)  The compoundable offences are as follows:
(a)any offence (other than a continuing offence) under section 79(6) of the Act;
(b)any offence under the Environmental Public Health (Water Suitable for Drinking) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (G.N. No. S 274/2019).
(3)  On payment of the composition amount under paragraph (1), no further proceedings are to be taken against that person in respect of the offence.
Payment into Consolidated Fund
3.  All sums collected under these Regulations must be paid into the Consolidated Fund.
Made on 1 April 2019.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of the Environment and
Water Resources,
[MEWR C030/01/101; NEA/LD/39/9; AG/LEGIS/SL/95/2015/12 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 80A(3) of the Environmental Public Health Act).