Environmental Protection and Management Act
(Chapter 94A, Sections 12(5) and 77)
Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) Regulations
Rg 6
G.N. No. S 291/1999

(31st January 2008)
[1st July 1999]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) Regulations.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“approved vehicle examiner” means a vehicle examiner approved under these Regulations to carry out any re-examination under these Regulations;
“certificate of compliance” means a certificate of compliance issued by an approved vehicle examiner under regulation 12(3)(a) or 14(5)(a);
“diesel engine” means an internal combustion engine which operates by burning diesel;
[S 301/2012 wef 01/07/2012]
“goods vehicle”, “motor vehicle”, “owner” and “public service vehicle” shall have the same meanings as in the Road Traffic Act (Cap. 276);
“licensed motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle in respect of which a vehicle licence is issued and in force;
“prescribed standard” means any standard specified in any Schedule to these Regulations;
“registered elsewhere”, in relation to a motor vehicle, means registered for the first time under the provisions of any law of any country (other than Singapore) relating to motor vehicles;
[S 564/2010 wef 01/04/2011]
“registered in Singapore”, in relation to a motor vehicle, means registered for the first time under section 26 of the Road Traffic Act (Cap. 276);
[S 564/2010 wef 01/04/2011]
“use” means use on a road in Singapore;
“vehicle examiner” means a person authorised under section 90(2) of the Road Traffic Act to carry out a vehicle examination;
“vehicle licence” means a vehicle licence issued by the Registrar of Vehicles under section 19 of the Road Traffic Act;
“vehicle testing station” has the same meaning as in the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Test) Rules (Cap. 276, R 21).
3.—(1)  Unless otherwise expressly provided, these Regulations shall apply only to a motor vehicle whose whole weight is transmitted to the road surface by means of its wheels that are in contact with the ground when the motor vehicle is in motion.
(2)  Nothing in Part II (except regulation 6) shall apply to a motor vehicle or trailer brought temporarily into Singapore by a person resident abroad.
(3)  Regulations 4 and 6 shall not apply to any diesel engine installed in or carried on a motor vehicle unless the diesel engine propels the motor vehicle.
[S 301/2012 wef 01/07/2012]
(4)  Despite paragraph (1), Part IIIA applies to any motor vehicle being driven in Singapore.
[S 372/2016 wef 01/01/2017]
[G.N. Nos. S 291/99; S 554/2000; S 238/2003; S 570/2005; S 158/2006]