Contraventions of Telecommunications Act / Regulations and Licence Conditions

Contravention of the Telecoms Act (Cap 323) / Breach of Dealer's Licence / Telecommunications (Dealers) Regulations / SBO (Class) Licence / Telecommunications (Radio-communication) Regulations / Telecommunications (Cable Detection Workers) Regulations



2013 to 2014

June 2014
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
a) Failure to display signs/notices for non-registered equipment at business premises
b) Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment
 Financial Penalty
Sale of non-registered equipment without the requisite Dealer’s individual Licence  Composition Sum
May 2014
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
a) Sale of non-registered equipment for local use
b) Affixing compliance labels on non-registered equipment
 Financial Penalty
Sale of non-registered equipment without the requisite Dealer’s individual Licence  Composition Sum
April 2014
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
Sale of non-registered equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Financial penalty
March 2014
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Operation of radio-communication equipment which caused radio frequency interference  Composition sum
December 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Operation of radio-communication equipment which caused radio frequency interference  Formal warning
November 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non-registered equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Formal warning
Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks  Composition sum
October 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Composition sum / Formal Warning
Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
Operation of radio-communication equipment which caused radio frequency interference  Composition sum
Possession of radio-equipment without a licence  Composition sum
September 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Formal warning / Composition sum
Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment  Formal warning
August 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Composition sum
Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
July 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment to a dealer who is a Dealer’s Class Licensee  Formal warning
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Formal warning
June 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Formal warning
a) Sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment for local use
b) Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence
c) Failure to comply with IDA’s specifications on display of information in advertisement
 Formal warning
Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks  Composition sum
May 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Composition sum
April 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to comply with IDA’s specifications on display of information in advertisement  Formal warning
Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment  Formal warning
a) Sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment for local use
b) Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment
c) Failure to comply with IDA’s specifications on display of information in advertisement
d) Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment
 Formal warning / Financial penalty
March 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Formal warning
a) Sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment for local use
b) Failure to maintain proper records for the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment
c) Failure to comply with IDA’s specifications on display of information in advertisement
d) Failure to display sign/label for the non-registered telecommunication equipment
 Formal warning / Financial penalty
February 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer’s Individual Licence  Composition sum
January 2013
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee  Composition sum
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2010 to 2012

December 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning / Composition sum
a) Sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment to a dealer who is a Dealer's Class Licensee
b) Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement
 Financial Penalty
Importation and sale of prohibited telecommunication equipment  Financial Penalty
November 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning
October 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning
September 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning
August 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning
June 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
May 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning / Composition sum
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
April 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
March 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
February 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to display signs/notices for non-registered equipment at business premises and failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
January 2012
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to display signs/notices for non-registered equipment at business premises  Financial penalty
Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
December 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken

a) Operation of radio-communication equipment without a licence
b) Transmission of superfluous signals by a station

 Composition sum
1 Failure to notify IDA of a change in particulars  Formal warning
November 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence  Formal warning
September 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee  Composition sum
August 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sales of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
Sales of non approved equipment to a dealer who is not the holder of a Deale's Individual Licence  Financial penalty
July 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sales of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA  Formal warning
Sales of non approved equipment for local use  Formal warning
Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence  Formal warning
June 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
May 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Transmission of message which interfered with the operation of an authorised network  Composition sum
1 Sales of non approved equipment for local use  Financial penalty
April 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Operation of radio-communication equipment without a licence  Composition sum
March 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
(a) Failure to obtain any certification or test report to confirm its declaration that the equipment has been tested to comply with IDA specifications
(b) Sale of telecommunication equipment for local use without obtaining approval
 Financial penalty / Formal warning
1 Sales of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
1 Operation of portable stations at frequencies unspecified in the licence  Financial penalty
February 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Sales of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Formal warning
January 2011
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Contravention of Regulation 68(1) of the Telecommunications (Radio-communications) Regulations  Formal warning
1 Transmission of message which interfered with the operation of an authorised network  Formal warning
December 2010
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Contravention of Section 27(5) of the Telecommunications Act by failing to comply with IDA's direction.  Formal warning
Failure to carry out duties as a telecommunication cable detection worker in a safe, careful and proper manner  Formal warning
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee  Composition sum
November 2010
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment  Financial penalty
1 Sales of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum
October 2010
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
 3  Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence  Composition sum / Formal warning
Provision of telecommunication services without a licence  Formal warning
1 Vesta Iron Works Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Section 32 and 49(3) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323)  Fine $120,000
June 2010
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal Warning
1 Transmission of message which interfered with the operation of an authorised network Composition sum
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2008 to 2009

December 2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
November 2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sembcorp Daewoo J.V. was prosecuted in Court under Sections 29(1), 32 and 49(2) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine $260,000
October  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
6 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Composition sum
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars specified in Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
1 Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Sections 32 and 49(3) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine $200,000
September  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in brouchers Financial penalty
August  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sales of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Composition sum
1 Failure to display sign/notices for non-registered equipment at business premises Financial penalty
2 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
2 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Financial penalty
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars specified in Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
1 Soil Investigation Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Section 29(1), 32 and 49(2) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine $140,000
July  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-registered telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Ah Boon Civil Engineering & Building Contractor Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Sections 29, 32 and 49 of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine $500,000
June  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of non approved equipment without the requiste Dealer's Individual Licence Composition Sum
1 Sale of non approved equipment to a dealer who is not the holder of a Dealer's Individual Licence Financial penalty
May  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of non approved equipment without the requiste Dealer's Individual Licence Composition Sum
1 Failure to carry out duties as a telecommunication cable detection worker in a safe, careful and proper manner Financial penalty
April  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Use of frequencies not specified in the network (spectrum) licence Financial penalty
March  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Provision of prepaid callback/call-reorigination services without a licence Composition sum
February  2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 1) Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence
2) Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA
Formal warning
1 Failure to carry out duties as a telecommunication cable detection worker in a safe, careful or proper manner Financial penalty
December 2008 – January 2009
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
1 1) Failure to display signs/notices at business premises
2) Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non-approved telecommunication equipment
Financial Penalty
2 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
October 2008 – November 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale on non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
August 2008 – September 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment to a dealer who is not the holder of a Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
3 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine / Formal warning
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
June 2008 – July 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Formal warning
3 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Fine / Formal warning
April 2008 – May 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Fine / Formal warning
2 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Formal warning
February 2008 – March 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
9 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Fine / Formal warning
4 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine / Formal warning
2 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
December 2007 – January 2008
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
13 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Formal warning
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence and interference with radio-communication network Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
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2006 to 2007

October 2007 – November 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
9 Importation of telecommunication equipment without prior approval of IDA Fine / Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Fine / Formal warning
1 (a) Failure to give written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks
(b) Failure to obtain the necessary information on the location of telecommunication cable and consulting telecommunication system licensee on the steps to be taken to prevent the telecommunication cable from damage while the earthworks are being carried out
(c) Failure to cause telecommunication cable detection work to be carried out by licensed telecommunication cable detection worker
Fine
August 2007 – September 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Importation of telecommunication equipment without the prior approval of IDA Fine
1 Transmission of message which interfered with the operation of an authorised network Formal warning
2 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Fine
June 2007 – July 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1

a) Failure to display signs/notices for non approved radio- communication equipment at business premises
b) Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non approved radio-communication equipment

Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services  Formal warning
1 a) Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee
b) Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks
c) Failure to consult the telecommunication system licensee on the steps to be taken to prevent the telecommunication cable from damage
Fine
April 2007 – May 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
5 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine / Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Formal warning
1 Failure to publish its name as registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA")in any advertisement of its services Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Formal warning
February 2007 - March 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine / Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Failure to publish its name as registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA")in any advertisement of its services Formal warning
1 Instructing agent or employee to carry out earthworks thereby damaging the telecommunication cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Damage of cables beloging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
December 2006 – January 2007
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
3 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Formal warning
2 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Formal warning
October 2006 - November 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Sale of non approved equipment to a dealer who is not the holder of a Dealer's Individual Licence Financial penalty
2 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Financial penalty
1 K H Lee Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Sect29(1) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine S$15,000
August 2006 - September 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
1 Failure to display signs/notices for non approved telecommunication equipment at business premises Financial penalty
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
1 Transmission of mesage which interfered with the operation of an authorised network Fine
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Financial penalty
June 2006 - July 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Failure to notify IDA of the change in the description of the telecommunication services (repeated violation of Regulation 14 of Telecommunications (Class Licences) Regulations) and failure to comply with IDA's direction Suspension of an SBO (Class) Licensee for a period of 1 month
3 Failure to display signs/notices at business premises Financial penalty
2 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non approved telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
1 Interference to an authorised network during testing of telecommunication equipment Fine
2 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Formal warning / Financial penalty
April 2006 - May 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning / Fine
2 Failure to affix labels on registered telecommunication equipment Formal warning
3 Sale of  telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
1 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non approved telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Sale of prohibited telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Financial penalty
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Financial penalty
February 2006 - March 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Failure to affix labels on registered telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Sale of non approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Formal warning
1 Sale of registered equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Financial penalty
1 Importation/possession for sale of prohibited telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Failure to obtain IDA's approval for any changes to management at least 1 month before implementation Formal warning
February 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Repeated failure to notify IDA of the change in the description of the telecommunication services Suspension of an SBO(Class) Licensee for a period of 6 months
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2004 to 2005

December 2005 - January 2006
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Formal warning
October 2005 - November 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
3 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning / Fine
1 Sale of non approved equipment to a dealer who is not the holder of a Dealer's (Individual ) Licence Financial penalty
2 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
2 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Failure to display signs/notices at business premises Financial penalty
1 Failure to notify IDA of any change or inaccuracy in its particulars, the description and scope of telecommunication system and services Formal warning
1 a) Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks
b) Failure to obtain the necessary information on the location of telecommunication cable before commencement of earthworks
c) Failure to cause telecommunication cable detection work to be carried out by licensed telecommunication cable detection worker
Fine
1 Operating a radio-communication system in Singapore without a valid Radio-communication (Spectrum) Network Licence Fine
August 2005 - September 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
11 Sale of non approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence

Formal warning / Fine

1 Sale of telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
1 Failure to affix labels on registered telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Failure to display signs/notices at business premises Financial penalty
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Failure to ascertain the location of telecommunication cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Permitting agent or employee to carry out earthworks thereby damaging the telecommunication cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Provision of incomplete and inaccurate information on the position of the relevant telecommunication cables to contractor Suspension of TCDW's licence for one month
1 Drillman Pte Ltd was prosecuted in Court under Sect 49(2), Sect 29(1) and Sect 32 of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) in connection with the prosecution of Soil & Foundation (Pte) Ltd which was fined $100,000 in Court on 19 November 2004 Fine a total of S$100,000
June 2005 - July 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sales of telecommunication equipment not approved for local use and failure to display signs/notices at business premises Financial penalty
1 Sales of non type-approved telecommunication equipment to unlicensed dealer Financial penalty
1 Sales of non type-approved telecommunication equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
April 2005 - May 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sales of telecommunication equipment not approved for local use and failure to display signs/notices at business premises Financial penalty
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars Formal warning
1 Failing to ensure that every advertisement, pamphlet or brochure relating to any telecommunication equipment offers for sale contains such information as IDA may specific

Formal warning

2 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
February 2005 - March 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of non-type approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment to unlicensed dealer Financial penalty
1 Failure to provide a grace period during which callers are not charged for the use of Audiotex services Formal warning
3 Provision of  telecommunication services without a licence Formal warning & Fine
1 Facilitating the provision of unlicensed Live Audiotex services Fine
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Failure to ascertain the location of telecommunication cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Permitting agent or employee to carry out earthworks thereby damaging the telecommunication cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
1 Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks Fine
1 Provision of inaccurate information on the position of the relevant telecommunication cables to contractors and engaging an employee who is not a licensed telecommunication cable detection worker to perform cable detection work at site Suspension of TCDW's licence for six months
December 2004 - January 2005
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale/importation of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Sale of telecommunication equipment that failed to comply with the Type Approval Specification in contravention of Section 34(2) of the Telecommunications Act (Cap 323) Fine
1 Affixing compliance labels on telecommunication equipment that failed to comply with the Type Approval Specification for Terminal Equipment for Connection to Public Switched Telephone Network Formal warning
2 Failure to notify IDA of change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Financial penalty
1 Provision of telecommunication service without a licence Fine
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Formal warning
October 2004 - November 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of non-type approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning & Fine
2 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
2 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars Formal warning
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
1 Provision of telecommunication service without a licence Formal warning
1 Transmission of message which interfered with the operation of an authorised network Fine
August 2004 - September 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
2 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment to an unlicensed dealer Financial penalty
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use/ without displaying requisite signs/notices Financial penalty
3 Failure to publish in advertisements the type-approval labels or/and Type-Approval Certificate numbers for telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Failure to maintain proper records on the sale of non type-approved telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Formal warning
1 Failure to affix type-approval labels on type-approved telecommunication equipment Financial penalty
1 Promotion of telecommunication service Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of the inaccuracy of information submitted Financial penalty
June 2004 - July 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars Formal warning
1 Failure to segregate type-approved and non type-approved telecommunication equipment; and failure to display the requistite signs/notices Financial penalty
1 Failure to notify the change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services

Formal warning

2 (a) Failure to cause telecommunication cable detection work to be performed or carried out by a licensed telecommunication cable detection worker
(b) Failure to ascertain the location of any telecommunication cable belonging to telecommunication system licensee
(c) Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks
Fine
April 2004 - May 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
2 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
3 Failure to affix type-approval labels on type-approved telecommunication equipment Formal warning
February 2004 - March 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
5 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Failure to affix type-approval labels on type-approved telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine
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2001 to 2003

December 2003 - January 2004
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
2 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Failure to notify IDA of change in particulars Formal warning
October 2003 - November 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA Formal warning
7 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
5 Sale of non type-approved equipment to unlicensed dealer Financial penalty
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use / without displaying requisite signs/notices Financial penalty
1 Failure to comply with IDA's specifications on display of information in advertisement Formal warning
1 Failure to affix type-approval labels on type-approved telecommunication equipment Formal warning
1 Possession of radio-communication equipment without a licence Fine
1 Provision of telecommunication service without a licence Formal warning
1 a) Failure to give prior written notice to the telecommunication system licensee of the proposed commencement of earthworks
b) Failure to obtain the necessary information on the location of telecommunication cable before commencement of earthworks
c) Failure to cause telecommunication cable detection work to be carried out by licensed telecommunication cable detection worker
d) Failure to ascertain the location of any telecommunication cable prior to excavation works
Fine
August 2003 - September 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
4 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA. Formal warning
8 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence. Fine
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment to unlicensed dealer. Financial penalty
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use / without displaying requisite signs/notices. Financial penalty
1 Failure to publish in advertisements the type-approval labels or/and Type-Approval Certificate numbers for telecommunication equipment. Formal warning
2 Failure to affix type-approval labels on type-approved telecommunication equipment. Formal warning
1 Letting for hire type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA. Formal warning
1 Failure to notify the change in the description and scope of telecommunication system and services. Financial penalty
June 2003 - July 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of type-approved telecommunication equipment without registration with IDA. Formal warning
6 Sale of non type-approved equipment without the requisite Dealer's Individual Licence. Fine
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment to a dealer without the requisite Dealer's (Individual) Licence. Financial penalty
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use without displaying requisite signs/notices. Financial penalty
1 Provision and operation of a telecommunication service without a licence. Fine
April 2003 - May 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence. Formal warning
1 Affixation of the IDA label on non-telecommunication equipment. Formal warning
2 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence. Fine
2 Importation/possession for sale of prohibited equipment without IDA's approval. Financial penalty
1 Transmission of false distress signal. Fine
1 Failure to publish in advertisements the type-approval labels or/and Type-Approved Certificate numbers for telecommunication equipment. Formal warning
2 Failure to notify the change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services. Formal warning
1 Provision and operation of SMS-Email Service and SMS Delivery Service, and establishment of SMS 2-way Messaging Service without a licence. Fine
1 Operation of private trunked radio network without a licence. Formal warning
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee. Prosecution
February 2003 - March 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Import of prohibited radio-communication equipment without approval Financial penalty
4 Damage of cables belonging to telecommunication system licensees Fine/Suspension of TCDW Licence
4 Failure to notify telecommunication system licensees of the proposed commencement of earthworks Fine
3 Failure to notify the change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Financial penalty
1 Failure to comply with Regulation 11 of the Telecommunications (Class Licences) Regulations 2000 Financial penalty
1 Provision and operation of Electronic Chatting service without a licence Fine
December 2002 - January 2003
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
2 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
2 Damage of cables belonging to telecommunication system licensees Fine
2 Failure to notify telecommunication system licensees of the proposed commencement of earthworks. Fine
1 Failure to assign each Audiotex service to a different "1900" telephone number Financial penalty
October 2002 - November 2002
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
1 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence Formal warning
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use/without display of requisite signs or notices Financial penalty
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
1 Damage of cables belonging to telecommunication system licensees Fine
1 Failure to notify the change in the description and scope of telecommunication systems and services Formal warning
1 Undertaking internal telecommunication wiring work without Telecommunication Wiring Contractor's Licence Fine
August 2002 - September 2002
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
3 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence Formal warning
1 Sale of non type-approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
2 Operating radio-communication equipment/system/service without a licence Formal warning
June 2002 - July 2002
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
7 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence Formal warning
2 Sale / labelling of non type-approved equipment for local use Financial penalty
3 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence Fine
2 Damage of Cables Belonging to Telecommunication System Licensee Fine or prosecution
1 Failure to give to telecommunication system licensee not less than 7 days notice in writing of the date for commencement of Earthworks Prosecution
1 Failure to obtain from telecommunication system licensee the necessary information on the location of telecommunication cable and to consult the licensee on steps to be taken to prevent damage to such cables during Earthworks Prosecution
1 Failure to cause telecommunication cable detection work to be carried out by licensed TCDW in order to confirm location of telecommunication cable before commencement of Earthworks Prosecution
March 2002 - May 2002
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
3 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence Formal warning or financial penalty
0 Possession/sale of prohibited equipment Formal warning or financial penalty
2 Sale/labelling of non type-approved equipment for local use Formal warning or fine or financial penalty
0 Failure to register under the SBO (Class) Licence Formal warning or fine
11 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence Formal warning or fine
1 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunications System Licensee Formal warning or prosecution/fine
3 Failure to notify the change of licence particulars/description and scope of telecommunication system and services Formal warning or fine
1 Failure to assign each Audiotex service to a different "1900" telephone number Formal warning or fine
January 2001 - February 2002
No. of Cases Type of Contravention Enforcement Action Taken
10 Non-registration of Dealer's Class Licence. Formal warning or fine
5 Possession/sale of prohibited equipment. Fine
10 Sale/labelling of non type-approved equipment for local use. Formal warning or financial penalty / fine 
36 Failure to register under the SBO (Class) Licence Formal warning
22 Sale of non type-approved equipment without Dealer's Individual Licence. Fine
4 Damage of cables belonging to Telecommunications System Licensee Formal warning or prosecution / fine
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