No. S 291
Environmental Pollution Control Act 1999
(Act 9 of 1999)
Environmental Pollution Control (Vehicular Emissions) Regulations 1999
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 12(5) and 76(1) of the Environmental Pollution Control Act 1999, the Minister for the Environment hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Pollution Control (Vehicular Emissions) Regulations 1999 and shall come into operation on 1st July 1999.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“approved vehicle examiner” means a vehicle examiner approved under these Regulations to carry out any re-examination under these Regulations;
“certificate of compliance” means a certificate of compliance issued by an approved vehicle examiner under regulation 12(3) (a) or 14(5) (a);
“goods vehicle”, “motor vehicle”, “owner” and “public service vehicle” shall have the same meanings as in the Road Traffic Act (Cap. 276);
“licensed motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle in respect of which a vehicle licence is issued and in force;
“prescribed standard” means any standard specified in any Schedule to these Regulations;
“registered”, in relation to a motor vehicle, means registered for the first time under section 26 of the Road Traffic Act (Cap. 276);
“use” means use on a road in Singapore;
“vehicle examiner” means a person authorised under section 90(2) of the Road Traffic Act to carry out a vehicle examination;
“vehicle licence” means a vehicle licence issued by the Registrar of Vehicles under section 19 of the Road Traffic Act;
“vehicle testing station” has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Test) Rules (Cap. 276, R 21).
3.—(1)  Unless otherwise expressly provided, these Regulations shall apply only to a motor vehicle whose whole weight is transmitted to the road surface by means of its wheels that are in contact with the ground when the motor vehicle is in motion.
(2)  Nothing in Part II (except regulation 6) shall apply to a motor vehicle or trailer brought temporarily into Singapore by a person resident abroad.
Made this 30th day of June 1999.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of the Environment,
[PCD/CF/A01/30; AG/LEG/SL/94A/98/1 Vol. 2]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 76(3) of the Environmental Pollution Control Act 1999).