No. S 476
Telecommunications Act
(Chapter 323)
Telecommunications (Class Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2005
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 74 of the Telecommunications Act, the Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Telecommunications (Class Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 and shall come into operation on 21st July 2005.
Amendment of regulation 5
2.  Regulation 5 of the Telecommunications (Class Licences) Regulations (Rg 3) (referred to in these Regulations as the principal Regulations) is amended by deleting the words “or renewal of registration, as the case may be,”.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 6
3.  Regulation 6 of the principal Regulations is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Duration and cancellation of licence
6.—(1)  A class licence shall remain valid unless it is cancelled in accordance with the provisions of the Act or these Regulations.
(2)  The Authority may cancel a class licence where the holder of such licence —
(a)gives notice to the Authority in such form and manner as the Authority may determine that he has ceased to be an operator; or
(b)has ceased to carry on any business or trade as an operator and the registration of the business under the Business Registration Act (Cap. 32) is cancelled; or
(c)being a company incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap. 50) or a limited liability partnership registered under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2005 (Act 5 of 2005), has gone into liquidation other than for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction.
(3)  A cancellation of a class licence of a person shall not operate so as to —
(a)prejudice any liability incurred by such person under these Regulations and any such liability may be enforced against him as if the cancellation had not taken place; or
(b)prevent such person from subsequently being deemed a holder of such licence under these Regulations.”.
New regulation 12A
4.  The principal Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 12, the following regulation:
Usage, etc., of telephone numbers
12A.  It is a condition of every class licence that the licensee must comply with the Authority’s —
(a)National Numbering Plan; and
(b)framework and guidelines on the usage, allocation and assignment of numbers.”.
Amendment of Eighth Schedule
5.  The Eighth Schedule to the principal Regulations is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “for 3 years” wherever they appear in Part I; and
(b)by deleting the words “for every 3 years” in Part II.
[G.N. Nos. S 61/2003; S 166/2003; S 565/2004]

Made this 19th day of July 2005.

Info-communications Development
Authority of Singapore.
[IDA/LGL/TEL-19; AG/LEG/SL/323/2000/1 Vol. 6]