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When can an EA's licence be revoked?

MOM can revoke an employment agency (EA)'s licence if the EA:

  • Contravenes the EA Act or EA Rules.
  • Breaches licensing conditions.
  • Acts in a manner detrimental to interest of clients.
  • Acts in a manner detrimental to public interest.
  • Stops carrying on an EA's operations.
  • Stops EA operations for a continuous period of 6 months.
  • Goes into liquidation, is wound up or is dissolved.
  • Commits a criminal offence.
  • Is no longer fit and proper to continue holding the licence.
Last Updated: 29 May 2017