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MAY 2018 | Issue 21


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Stringent Guidelines for In Vehicle Video Cameras

Stringent Guidelines for In Vehicle Video Cameras

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has published a set of guidelines for inward facing cameras in public service vehicles such as taxis, buses, and private hire cars. Under the law, persons found of flouting the rules can be fined up to $1000, imprisoned up to 3 months, or both.


Public Consultation

Consultation Exercise on Airbnb-Style Home Sharing

Consultation Exercise on Airbnb-Style Home Sharing

The URA is seeking public feedback on a proposed regulatory framework that would allow private residential properties to be rented as short term accommodation.

The consultation will run till May 31, and members of the public can send their feedback to ura_sta_consult@ura.gov.sg.

More information can be found at https://ura.sg/sta.

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BAC Public Consultation

The Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC) invites public feedback on the potential ethical, legal and social issues arising from

the clinical application of Mitochondrial Genome Replacement Technology (MGRT).

Further information can be found here.

The consultation will open from 20 April to 15 June. 

AMAP

Consultation Exercise on Active Mobility

As a part of a review on our active mobility environment, the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP)

is recruiting cyclists and personal mobility devices (PMD) users to cycle or ride their PMD

under different conditions, record these trips on a mobile app, and provide feedback on their experience. 

As a form of appreciation, individuals can get up to $50 worth of vouchers.


The consultation will be open from April 2018 to 15th June 2018.