Private Security Service Act

Private Security Service Regulations 2008

[GN 91 of 2008 – 1 July 2008] [Section 19]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Private Security Service Regulations 2008.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Private Security Service Act;

"ammunition" has the same meaning as in the Firearms Act;

"firearm" has the same meaning as in the Firearms Act.

3. The fees referred to in sections 4, 7, 8 and 12 of the Act shall be as specified in the second column of the First Schedule.

4. A licence issued under section 4(7) of the Act shall be in the form set out in the Second Schedule.

5. (1) A certificate of registration issued under section 7 of the Act shall be in the form set out in the Third Schedule.

(2) Where a duplicate certificate of registration is issued, the word "DUPLICATE" shall be inscribed on the top left hand corner of the certificate.

6. (1) Where a duplicate licence is issued under section 12 of the Act, the word "DUPLICATE" shall be inscribed on the top left hand corner of all the pages of the licence.

(2) Where a temporary licence is issued under section 12, the validity of the licence shall not exceed the remaining validity period of the original licence issued under section 4(7) of the Act, unless the Commissioner is satisfied that, in the exceptional circumstances of the case, the period shall be longer.

7. Where a licensee uses any electronic or electric device in the provision of security services, he shall –

(a) notify the Commissioner of the type, capacity function and the principal particulars or specifications of the device; and

(b) take such appropriate measures as are necessary to avoid invasion of privacy of third parties.

8. Where a police officer in the exercise of his duty considers it reasonably necessary, he may call upon a private security service provider or a security guard to assist him in the exercise of his duties, including apprehending any person or conveying any person in his charge to a police station or to any other place.

9. (1) Subject to paragraph (2)

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