No. S 394
Customs Act
(Chapter 70)
Customs (Amendment No.2) Regulations 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 143(1) of the Customs Act, the Minister for Finance hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Customs (Amendment No.2) Regulations 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st August 1998.
Amendment of regulation 8
2.  Regulation 8 of the Customs Regulations (Rg 2) is amended by deleting the words "Singapore Railway Station" in the fifth and sixth lines and substituting the words "Woodlands Train Checkpoint".
New regulation 8A
3.  The Customs Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 8, the following regulation:
Import and export of goods by rail
8A.—(1)  The master or charterer of a train shall, on arrival of the train at the Woodlands Train Checkpoint, produce on demand to the proper officer of customs at that Checkpoint the inward or outward manifest, as the case may be, of goods brought into or exported from Singapore on the train, all invoices, waybills and any other document which the officer may require to test the accuracy of any declaration made by an importer or exporter of goods on that train to any officer of customs in connection with the issue of a customs permit for those goods.
(2)  The Director-General may allow dutiable goods on board a train to be removed from the customs station along the railway without a customs permit pending payment of the customs duty payable thereon and any composition of any offence but before doing so, the Director-General may, in his discretion, require that security be lodged by the railway administration to his satisfaction to guarantee the safe custody of the goods pending payment of the customs duty and composition sum within such time as he may allow.”.
[G.N. Nos. S234/93; S371/94; S141/95; S95/96; S504/96; S554/97; S238/98]

Made this 20th day of July 1998.

NGIAM TONG DOW
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Finance,
Singapore.
[MF(R) R 7.2.03 Pt.1 V5; Customs 0129/70 V3; AG/LEG/SL/70/97/1 Vol.1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 143(2) of the Customs Act).