No. S 82
Public Transport Council Act
Public Transport Council
(Bus or Train Fare Evasion) Regulations 2016
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 28 of the Public Transport Council Act, the Public Transport Council, with the approval of the Minister for Transport, makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Public Transport Council (Bus or Train Fare Evasion) Regulations 2016 and come into operation on 29 February 2016.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“issuing officer”, for a penalty fee notice, means the public transport official giving an individual the penalty fee notice;
“penalty fee notice” means a notice under section 24C(1) of the Act containing an offer of an opportunity to pay a penalty fee;
“Symphony for ePayment system” or “SeP system” means the central servers, workstations and networks which are collectively capable of —
(a)collecting, transferring, processing and storing information;
(b)settling financial transactions; and
(c)generating reports,
relating to smartcard tickets and other prescribed devices.
Prescribed penalty fee
3.  For the purposes of section 24C(1) of the Act, the amount prescribed for a penalty fee is $50.
Appeal procedure
4.—(1)  For the purpose of section 24C(3) of the Act, the period prescribed to appeal against a penalty fee notice is 14 days after that notice is given by the issuing officer.
(2)  Every appeal under section 24C(3) of the Act must —
(a)be made electronically in the applicable form provided at the Council’s website at; or
(b)be in writing, addressed to the Council and sent to Penalty Fee Section, c/o 10 Sin Ming Drive, Singapore 575701.
Instance of fare evasion
5.  For the purposes of section 24CA(4)(c) of the Act, an individual evades payment of a bus fare or train fare if the individual is travelling or attempting to travel or has travelled for free on a bus or train on an invalid ticket.
Prescribed devices and prescribed processes
6.—(1)  For the purposes of section 24CB of the Act, the prescribed devices and prescribed processes are set out in Parts 1 and 2 of the Schedule, respectively.
(2)  For the purposes of a process referred to in Part 2 of the Schedule, the Symphony for ePayment system is a prescribed computer system.
7.  The Public Transport Council (Penalty Fees) Regulations 2008 (G.N. No. S 303/2008) are revoked.
Made on 26 February 2016.
Public Transport Council,
[PTC 84-01; AG/LEGIS/SL/259B/2015/6 Vol. 2]