No. S 337
Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Tentera) (the Public Administration Medal — Military)
(Amendment) Rules 1997
The President hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Tentera) (The Public Administration Medal — Military) (Amendment) Rules 1997 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 11th July 1997.
New rule 5A
2.  The Pingat Pentadbiran Awam (Tentera) (The Public Administration Medal — Military) Rules 1981 (G.N. No. S 256/81) (referred to in these Rules as the principal Rules) are amended by inserting, immediately after rule 5, the following rule:
Award of a Bar
5A.—(1)  Where a member of the Singapore Armed Forces who has previously been awarded the Medal performs any special act or service for which he deserves to be awarded a Medal of the same grade, but not of a higher grade, as that which he has been awarded, he may be awarded a Bar to a Medal of that grade.
(2)  A member of the Singapore Armed Forces shall not be awarded more than one Bar to a Medal of each grade.
(3)  The Bar to the Medal shall —
(a)be cupronickel-based and shall be 33 millimetres in length and 10 millimetres in width;
(b)have a laureated border and shall be in gold, silver or bronze, depending on the grade of the Medal; and
(c)be attached to the ribbon by which the Medal is suspended.”.
Amendment of rule 7
3.  Rule 7 of the principal Rules is amended by inserting, immediately after the word “Medal” in the first line, the words “or a Bar thereto”.
Amendment of rule 8
4.  Rule 8 (1) of the principal Rules is amended —
(a)by inserting, immediately after the word “Medal” in the first line, the words “or a Bar thereto”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after the word “Medal” in the fourth line, the words “or Bar”.
Amendment of rule 9
5.  Rule 9 of the principal Rules is amended —
(a)by inserting, immediately after the word “Medal” in the first line of paragraph (1), the words “or a Bar thereto”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after the word “Medal” in the first and in the second lines of paragraph (2), the words “or Bar”.

Made this 25th day of June 1997.

By Command,
  WONG CHOOI SEN
Secretary to the Cabinet,
Singapore.