No. S 523
Misuse of Drugs Act
Misuse of Drugs
(Community Rehabilitation Centres)
(Amendment) Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 58 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, the Minister for Home Affairs makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Misuse of Drugs (Community Rehabilitation Centres) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 1 August 2019.
Amendment of regulation 21
2.  Regulation 21 of the Misuse of Drugs (Community Rehabilitation Centres) Regulations 2014 (G.N. No. S 311/2014) is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “Director of the Central Narcotics Bureau” in paragraphs (1), (2A) and (6) and substituting in each case the word “Director”;
(b)by deleting the words “2 years” in paragraph (1) and substituting the words “5 years”;
(c)by inserting, immediately after the words “Approved Institutions” in paragraph (2)(g), the words “, Medical Observation”; and
(d)by deleting sub‑paragraph (a) of paragraph (3) and substituting the following sub‑paragraph:
(a)present himself for counselling to such persons as may be directed by the supervision officer, and at such times and places as may be specified by the supervision officer or those persons;”.
[G.N. No. S 489/2014]
Made on 29 July 2019.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 112/2/0049; AG/LEGIS/SL/185/2015/6 Vol. 1]