No. S 481
Rapid Transit Systems Act
(Chapter 263A)
Rapid Transit Systems (Advertisements on Trains) Regulations 2001
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 41 and 42 of the Rapid Transit Systems Act, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Rapid Transit Systems (Advertisements on Trains) Regulations 2001 and shall come into operation on 1st October 2001.
2.  In these Regulations, “advertisement” means any advertisement (however affixed or displayed) that is visible to the public or any section thereof and includes any notice, sign, label or circular and any announcement, notification or intimation.
Permission to display advertisements
3.—(1)  No person shall display or cause or permit to be displayed any advertisement within or on any train on any rapid transit system except with the written permission of the Authority and in accordance with the terms and conditions of that written permission.
(2)  An application for written permission under paragraph (1) shall be made in such form and with such particulars as may be determined by the Authority.
(3)  The Authority may, in giving written permission, impose such terms and conditions as the Authority may think fit.
Offences and penalties
4.  Any person who contravenes regulation 3(1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $100 for every day or part thereof during which the offence continues after conviction.
Compoundable offence
5.  The offence under regulation 4 may be compounded by the Authority in accordance with section 41 of the Act.
Made this 27th day of September 2001.
Land Transport Authority of
[L17.016.000.1 (Vol. 0001); AG/LEG/SL/263A/1998/1 Vol. 2]