No. S 4
Employment Agencies Act
(Chapter 92)
Employment Agencies (Amendment) Rules 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 29 of the Employment Agencies Act, the Minister for Labour hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Employment Agencies (Amendment) Rules 1998 and shall come into operation on 2nd January 1998.
New rule 5A
2.  The Employment Agencies Rules (R 1) is amended by inserting, immediately after rule 5, the following rule:
Training
5A.—(1)  Subject to paragraph (2), the Commissioner shall not —
(a)on or after 1st January 1999, grant a licence; or
(b)on or after 1st January 2000, renew a licence,
unless the applicant has attended and successfully completed such courses of training and passed such tests of proficiency as the Commissioner may determine.
(2)  The Commissioner may, in any particular case if he thinks fit, grant or renew a licence notwithstanding that the applicant has not satisfied the requirements referred to in paragraph (1).”.
[G.N. Nos. S293/93; S197/95]

Made this 22nd day of December 1997.

TAN CHIN NAM
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Labour,
Singapore.
[ML S5/71 V10; AG/LEG/SL/92/97/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 29(2) of the Employment Agencies Act).