No. S 40
National Registration Act
(Chapter 201)
National Registration (Amendment) Regulations 2009
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 19 of the National Registration Act, the Minister for Home Affairs hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the National Registration (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and shall come into operation on 16th February 2009.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 6
2.  Regulation 6 of the National Registration Regulations (Rg 2) is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Custody of identity card
6.  Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, any person to whom an identity card is issued shall, upon collection of the identity card, be responsible for its custody.”.
New regulation 10A
3.  The National Registration Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 10, the following regulation:
Collection of identity cards
10A.—(1)  Upon the issue of an identity card (including a replacement identity card), the Commissioner or a registration officer shall, by notice in writing, inform the person to whom the identity card is issued to collect the identity card and surrender any previous identity card within such time and in such manner as may be specified in the notice.
(2)  A registration officer may, by notice in writing, cancel any identity card that is not collected within the period specified in paragraph (1).
(3)  The fee payable in respect of an identity card that is cancelled under paragraph (2) shall not be refunded.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 606/2000; S 526/2002; S 413/2006; S 556/2007; S 610/2008]

Made this 12th day of February 2009.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 112/2/0047; AG/LEG/SL/201/2002/1 Vol. 1]