No. S 176
Road Traffic Act
(Chapter 276)
Road Traffic (Electronic Road Pricing System) Rules 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 34D and 140(1) of the Road Traffic Act, the Minister for Communications hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Road Traffic (Electronic Road Pricing System) Rules 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1998.
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“ERP” is the abbreviation for Electronic Road Pricing;
“ERP card” means a stored-value card which, when used by a person with an in-vehicle unit in a motor vehicle, results in the appropriate amount of road user charge being automatically debited against the stored value of the card when the vehicle is ridden, driven or moved into a specified entry point on a specified road during the restricted hours;
“ERP facility” means any electronic or computerised facility installed or caused to be installed by the Authority at any specified entry point on a road pursuant to section 34C of the Act;
“in-vehicle unit” means a transponder or any other device as approved by the Registrar which is installed in a motor vehicle to facilitate the levying and payment of road user charges by electronic means;
“restricted hours” means the periods, as specified in the First Schedule, during which a road user charge will be levied for riding, driving or moving a motor vehicle into a specified entry point on a specified road;
“specified entry point”, in relation to a specified road, means the entry point as specified in the First Schedule;
“specified road” means any of the roads as specified in the First Schedule;
“stored value”, in relation to an ERP card, means the amount of money standing to the credit of the person to whom the card has been issued and against which payments of road user charges are automatically debited when the card is used with the in-vehicle unit installed in a motor vehicle.

Made this 25th day of March 1998.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Communications,
[MINCOM LT.; AG/LEG/SL/276/97/7 Vol 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141 of the Road Traffic Act).