Singapore Broadcasting Authority Act
(Chapter 297, Section 73)
N 2
G.N. No. S 307/1996

(15th July 1997)
[15th July 1996]
1.  The Minister for Information and the Arts has exempted in relation to the provision of the following services, any person who provides any of the following services from sections 20 and 21 of the Singapore Broadcasting Authority Act:
(a)news wire services where the information is transmitted primarily for the purposes of news-gathering by broadcasting or newspaper companies;
(b)financial information services where the financial information is transmitted without commentary and without alteration or addition to its form;
(c)weather or traffic news services;
(d)close circuit television surveillance services that are —
(i)transmitted for reception within the confines of a single building, dwelling-house, hospital, educational institution, residential, commercial or industrial complex, or any single temporary or permanent structure; and
(ii)provided solely for the purpose of security surveillance;
(e)airline in-flight entertainment and information services that are provided on aircraft;
(f)computer on-line services other than computer on-line services subject to a class licence under the Singapore Broadcasting Authority (Class Licence) Notification (N 1); or
(g)other licensable broadcasting services that are regulated or licensed by the Government, or a statutory authority, under any written law.
2.  The exemption under paragraph 1(f) includes computer on-line services provided, other than for business, political or religious purposes, by individual Internet Content Providers as defined in the Singapore Broadcasting Authority (Class Licence) Notification (N 1).
[G.N. No. S 307/96]