No. S 558
Wholesome Meat and Fish Act 1999
(Act 5 of 1999)
Wholesome Meat and Fish (Wholesale Market) Rules 1999
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 41 of the Wholesome Meat and Fish Act 1999, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Wholesome Meat and Fish (Wholesale Market) Rules 1999 and shall come into operation on 10th December 1999.
Definitions
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“licence” means a licence granted by the Director under section 22(4) of the Act (read with section 13 thereof) authorising the person to whom the licence is granted to use any premises as a wholesale market;
“licensee” means a person who holds a valid licence.
Licence not transferable
3.—(1)  No licensee shall transfer or assign the benefit of his licence to any other person.
(2)  A licensee who contravenes paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.
Licence to be exhibited
4.—(1)  A licensee shall exhibit his licence in a conspicuous position in the wholesale market in respect of which the licence has been granted.
(2)  A licensee who fails to comply with paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.
5.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
6.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
7.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
8.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
9.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
10.  [Deleted by S 442/2000 wef 01/10/2000]
Control of wholesale market
11.—(1)  All persons using any wholesale market shall comply with all directives that the Director may give from time to time for the proper control and maintenance of the wholesale market.
(2)  Any person using a wholesale market who fails to comply with any directive given by the Director under paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.
No alteration to physical structure
12.—(1)  No person shall make any alteration to any part of any wholesale market or erect any structure or place any physical obstruction whatsoever within or immediately outside the wholesale market without the prior consent of the Director.
(2)  Any person who contravenes paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.
Offences to be compoundable
13.  All offences under these Rules may be compounded in accordance with section 39 of the Act.

Made this 6th day of December 1999.

LAM CHUAN LEONG
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
Singapore.
[ND 202/1-72 Vol. 6; AG/LEG/SL/349A/99/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 41(4) of the Wholesome Meat and Fish Act 1999).