Public Entertainments and Meetings Act
(CHAPTER 257, Section 23(1))
Public Entertainments and Meetings Rules
R 1
G.N. No. S 100/2001

(31st January 2002)
[1st March 2001]
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Public Entertainments and Meetings Rules.
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires, “licence” means a licence issued under the Act.
Application for licence, etc.
3.—(1)  Every application for a licence shall be in Form A in the First Schedule.
(2)  Where an application for a licence is made by a company or firm, the application shall be made jointly with the person to whom the company or firm desires the licence to be issued.
(3)  Every licence —
(a)shall be in Form B in the First Schedule;
(b)shall be valid for such period, not exceeding 24 months, as the Licensing Officer may, in his discretion, specify in the licence; and
(c)may be renewed at the discretion of the Licensing Officer, for such period as the Licensing Officer may approve.
Licence not transferable
4.  A licensee shall not transfer or lend his licence to any other person.
Fees payable
5.  The fee payable for any licence or any renewal thereof shall be at the rate specified in the Second Schedule.
Refund of fee
6.  Where an approved place in respect of which a licence is issued is closed for a period of one month or more, the Licensing Officer may, in his discretion, refund a proportion of the licence fee not exceeding the proportion the period during which the approved place is closed bears to the validity period of the licence.
7.  Any licence, application or other document issued, made or given under the revoked Public Entertainments Rules (R 1, 1990 Ed.) shall have the same force and effect as if it had been issued, made or given under these Rules.