Protected Place

2. Scheduled Agents/Toxins Requiring a Protected Facility

Facilities who wants to possess or work with First Schedule Part II, Second Schedule and Fifth Schedule biological agents and toxins are required to have their facilities gazetted as a protected place under the Infrastructure Protection Act and to have the personnel who will access the protected facility to be vetted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

3. Procedure for Gazetting and Vetting of Personnel

The procedure given must be followed in applying for gazetting as a protected place and vetting of personnel as part of the requirement for possession of First Schedule Part II, Second Schedule and Fifth Schedule biological agents and toxins.

The application procedure was jointly prepared by the Biosafety Branch of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Home Affairs to facilitate the gazetting for protected place and vetting of personnel. I


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