No. S 710
Employment Agencies Act
(Chapter 92)
Employment Agency (Amendment) Rules 2005
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 29 of the Employment Agencies Act, the Minister for Manpower hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Employment Agency (Amendment) Rules 2005 and shall come into operation on 11th November 2005.
New rule 19
2.  The Employment Agency Rules (R 1) are amended by inserting, immediately after rule 18, the following rule:
Prohibition from collecting deposits
19.—(1)  A licensee who has been given a notice in writing under section 11(2) of the Act —
(a)shall inform, in writing, every applicant for employment and every applicant for workers who uses his services of the fact that he has been given the notice; and
(b)shall not, after receiving the notice, collect any deposit or fee from any person referred to in sub-paragraph (a).
(2)  Any person who contravenes paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000.”.
[G.N. No. S 201/2004]

Made this 11th day of November 2005.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Manpower,
[FMMD 87/03/02; AG/LEG/SL/92/2004/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 29(2) of the Employment Agencies Act).