2. Section 2 of the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act (referred to in this Act as the principal Act) is amended —
by inserting, immediately above the definition of “clinical laboratory”, the following definition:
by inserting, immediately after the definition of “Director”, the following definition:
“ “healthcare establishment” means any premises or conveyance (not being a private hospital, medical clinic or clinical laboratory or part thereof, and not being an establishment or conveyance maintained by the Government or the National University of Singapore) —
which is used or intended to be used for the provision of any service, or for carrying out any practice or procedure, that is related to the diagnosis, treatment or care of persons suffering from any disease, injury or disability; and
which is declared by the Minister, by order published in the Gazette, to be a healthcare establishment for the purposes of this Act;”; and
by deleting the words “or clinical laboratory” in the definition of “licence” and substituting the words “, clinical laboratory or healthcare establishment”.