No. S 545
Private Security Industry Act
Private Security Industry (Conduct)
(Amendment) Regulations 2015
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 39 of the Private Security Industry Act, the Minister for Home Affairs makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Private Security Industry (Conduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and come into operation on 15 September 2015.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 7
2.  Regulation 7 of the Private Security Industry (Conduct) Regulations 2009 (G.N. No. S 170/2009) is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Permitting entry or exit for unauthorised persons
7.—(1)  A licensed security officer who is responsible for carrying out any function of a security officer at any premises referred to in section 11(2)(c) of the Act —
(a)must not knowingly or negligently permit a person to enter those premises without the licensed security officer having, at the time of the person’s entry, the authorisation (express or implied) of the owner or lawful occupier of those premises for the person’s entry; or
(b)must not knowingly or negligently allow a person, who had entered those premises without the authorisation referred to in sub‑paragraph (a) and without reasonable excuse, to leave those premises.
(2)  A licensed security officer who prevents any person referred to in paragraph (1)(b) from leaving the premises must, without unnecessary delay, hand that person over to a police officer to take that person to a police station.”.
Amendment of regulation 8
3.  Regulation 8 of the Private Security Industry (Conduct) Regulations 2009 is amended by deleting the words “or 7” and substituting the words “or 7(1)(a) or (b)”.
Made on 25 August 2015.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA/PS/10/4/001; AG/LLRD/SL/250A/2010/5 Vol. 1]