Sale of Food Act
(Chapter 283, Section 56(1))
Sale of Food (Prohibition of Chewing Gum) Regulations
Rg 2
G.N. No. S 646/2003

(31st December 2004)
[1st January 2004]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Sale of Food (Prohibition of Chewing Gum) Regulations.
Sale or advertisement for sale of chewing gum prohibited
2.—(1)  Except as provided in paragraph (2), the sale or advertisement for sale of any chewing gum is prohibited.
(2)  Paragraph (1) does not apply to the sale or advertisement of any chewing gum that is registered or deemed to be registered as a health product under the Health Products Act (Cap. 122D).
[S 524/2016 wef 01/11/2016]
(3)  In this regulation —
“chewing gum” means the substance usually known as chewing gum, bubble gum or dental chewing gum, or any like substance prepared from a gum base of vegetable or synthetic origin, and intended for chewing;
“health product” has the same meaning as in the Health Products Act.
[S 524/2016 wef 01/11/2016]
3.  Any person who contravenes regulation 2 shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000.
4.  Nothing in these Regulations shall be construed to limit or in any way affect the operation of any other written law.
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