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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ESTABLISHMENT, INCORPORATION AND CONSTITUTION OF AUTHORITY

Part III FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND POWERS OF AUTHORITY

Part IV COMPETITION

Part V PROVISIONS RELATING TO STAFF

Part VI FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

Part VII TRANSFER OF PROPERTY, ASSETS, LIABILITIES AND EMPLOYEES

Part VIII MISCELLANEOUS

THE SCHEDULE Transferring Bodies and Transferred Agencies

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Media Development Authority of Singapore Act
(CHAPTER 172)

(Original Enactment: Act 34 of 2002)

REVISED EDITION 2003
(31st July 2003)
An Act to establish and incorporate the Media Development Authority of Singapore, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith.
[1st January 2003]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Media Development Authority of Singapore Act.
Interpretation
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Authority” means the Media Development Authority of Singapore established under section 3;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Authority and includes a temporary Chairman of the Authority;
“chief executive” means the chief executive of the Authority appointed under section 28 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“code of practice” means any code of practice or standard of performance issued by the Authority under section 17(1);
“document” includes —
(a)
any map, plan, graph or drawing;
(b)
any photograph;
(c)
any label, marking or other writing which identifies or describes anything of which it forms a part, or to which it is attached by any means whatsoever;
(d)
any disc, tape, sound-track or other device in which sounds or other data (not being visual images) are embodied so as to be capable (with or without the aid of some other equipment) of being reproduced therefrom;
(e)
any film (including microfilm), negative, tape, disc or other device in which one or more visual images are embodied so as to be capable (with or without the aid of some other equipment) of being reproduced therefrom; and
(f)
any paper or other material on which there are marks, impressions, figures, letters, symbols or perforations having a meaning for persons qualified to interpret them;
“information” includes information contained in an electronic record as defined in section 2 of the Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88);
“media” means —
(a)
any film as defined in section 2(1) of the Films Act (Cap. 107);
(b)
any newspaper as defined in section 2 of the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act (Cap. 206);
(c)
any broadcasting service as defined in section 2(1) of the Broadcasting Act (Cap. 28);
(d)
any publication as defined in section 2 of the Undesirable Publications Act (Cap. 338); and
(e)
any other matter or thing as the Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, specify,
and “media industry” and “media service” shall be construed accordingly;
“member”, in relation to the Authority, means a member of the Authority and includes a temporary member of the Authority;
“Singapore Broadcasting Authority” means the Singapore Broadcasting Authority established under the Singapore Broadcasting Authority Act (Cap. 297, 1995 Ed.) in force immediately before 1st January 2003;
“transferred agency” means any transferred agency specified in the second column of the Schedule;
“transferring body” means any transferring body specified in the first column of the Schedule.