No. S 601
Road Traffic Act
(Chapter 276)
Road Traffic (Rebate on Licence Fee for Electric Cars and Hybrid Cars) Rules 2000
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 11 (4A), 34 and 140 of the Road Traffic Act, the Minister for Communications and Information Technology hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation, commencement and application
1.—(1)  These Rules may be cited as the Road Traffic (Rebate on Licence Fee for Electric Cars and Hybrid Cars) Rules 2000 and shall come into operation on 2nd January 2001.
(2)  These Rules shall apply only to electric cars and hybrid cars.
Definitions
2.  In these Rules —
“electric car” means a motor car that is mechanically propelled by means of electric traction motors;
“hybrid car” means a motor car that is mechanically propelled by means of a combination of internal combustion engines and electric traction motors;
“licence” means a vehicle licence issued under Part I of the Act;
“licence fee”, in relation to an electric car or a hybrid car, means the fee of the appropriate amount as specified in the Sixth Schedule to the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) Rules (R 5) that is payable for the issue or renewal of a licence for the electric car and hybrid car;
“relevant period” means the period from 2nd January 2001 to 31st December 2003 (both dates inclusive).
Registrar may allow rebate on licence fee when issuing or renewing vehicle licence
3.  Where —
(a)an application is made for a licence for an electric car or a hybrid car which has not been previously registered under the Act and the licence is to commence on any date during the relevant period; or
(b)an application is made for the renewal of a licence which commences on any date during the relevant period,
the Registrar may, in his discretion, at the time of the issue or renewal of the licence, allow the following rebate on the licence fee payable for the issue or renewal of the licence:
(i)in the case of an electric car, 20% of the licence fee; and
(ii)in the case of a hybrid car, 10% of the licence fee.

Made this 28th day of December 2000.

CHAN HENG LOON ALAN
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Communications and
Information Technology,
Singapore.
[LTA/EK/43.16.04; AG/LEG/SL/276/97/13 Vol. 3]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141(1) of the Road Traffic Act).