Fines in Singapore

The table below outlines the current and increased maximum penalties for UA offences. Please refer to the Explanatory Statement at the end of the Air Navigation (Amendment) Bill 2019 for more details about the Bill.

List of Increased Maximum Penalties

S/NOffenceCurrent Maximum PenaltyNew Maximum Penalty
1Operating any aircraft (including UA) without the necessary aviation safety instruments (such as the UA operator or activity permit)1
(s 4(3) ANA)
First offence: fine not exceeding $50,000Repeat offender: fine not exceeding $100,000First offence: fine not exceeding $50,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 2 years

Repeat offender: fine not exceeding $100,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 5 years
2Unauthorised photography of a protected area
(s 7 ANA)Unauthorised overflight of a protected area
(s 7A ANA)
Fine not exceeding $20,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 12 months First offence: fine not exceeding $50,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 2 yearsRepeat offender: fine not exceeding $100,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 5 years
3Discharging anything (whether gaseous, liquid or solid) without a permit when operating an UA
(s 7C ANA)
Fine not exceeding $20,000
4Any act (e.g. operating, maintaining or servicing) in respect of any aircraft (including UA), in a way that the offender knows or ought reasonably to know could endanger the life or property of another person
(s 8C ANA)
Fine not exceeding $100,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 5 yearsAn enhanced penalty of a fine not exceeding $100,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 10 years instead, if the offence is committed involving a UA and knowing or reckless as to whether the life or property of another person is endangered
5Not complying with directions from an authorised person2 to end the flight of the UA, land it safely, or fly in a specified manner (s 29G ANA)Fine not exceeding $20,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 12 months Fine not exceeding $20,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 2 years

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