Customs Act
(Chapter 70, Section 38(1))
Customs (Prohibition of Imports) Notification1
1  Replaces N1, 1990 Ed. (S 81/77).
N 1
(1st October 1994)
[1st October 1994]
1.  This Notification may be cited as the Customs (Prohibition of Imports) Notification.
Importation of certain dutiable goods prohibited except for transhipment or re-export
2.  The importation into Singapore, except for transhipment or for importation pending re-export, of the following dutiable goods is prohibited:
(a)brandy or whisky which is not accompanied by documentary evidence to the satisfaction of the Director of Food Administration appointed under the Sale of Food Act [Cap. 283] furnished from the place of origin confirming that the brandy or whisky has been stored in wood for a period of at least 3 years;
(b)the intoxicating liquors specified in the first column of the Schedule containing arsenic, copper or lead, either as such or in the form of a compound, in excess of the amounts specified, in parts per million, in the second, third and fourth columns respectively, of the Schedule;
(c)intoxicating liquors, the bottles or labels of which have been marked “Singapore Duty Not Paid” or “SDNP” or marked with a symbol or marking on the direction of the Director-General;
(d)locally brewed beer and stout marked “BREWED FOR EXPORT”; and
(e)cigarettes marked “Singapore Duty Not Paid” or “SDNP” or with the prefix letter “E” before the code numbers or letters or any other designation, symbol or marking embossed, printed or marked on the packet on the direction of the Director-General.