—(1) In this Act —
“Authority” means the Singapore Land Authority established under the Singapore Land Authority Act 2001;
“Collector” means —
any officer of the Authority; or
any public officer or officer of any other public authority constituted under any written law for a public purpose,
appointed by the Minister to be a Collector of Land Revenue, and includes any Deputy Collector of Land Revenue appointed before the date of commencement of the Singapore Land Authority Act 2001;
“land revenue” means every sum now due or which hereafter becomes due to the State on account of premium, rent, royalty, charges and fees of any kind chargeable in respect of land;
“proprietor” includes a lessee of State land.
(2) Any person who, immediately before the date of commencement of the Singapore Land Authority Act 2001, holds office as a Collector of Land Revenue or Deputy Collector of Land Revenue shall continue to hold such office as if he had been appointed under this Act until his appointment is revoked.