7. Section 33 of the principal Act is amended —
by inserting, immediately before the words “major repairs and maintenance” in subsection (6)(a)(iii), the words “lift upgrading works under Part IVA and”;
by deleting paragraph (b) of subsection (6) and substituting the following paragraph:
from the Town Council Fund except for the purpose of —
exercising its powers or carrying out its duties and functions under this Act or any other Act; or
paying any fine imposed on the Town Council upon its conviction for any offence.”;
by inserting, immediately after subsection (6), the following subsections:
“(6A) Any Town Council which contravenes subsection (6)(a) or (b) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.
(6B) Where a Town Council is guilty of an offence under subsection (6A) and that offence is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of its chairman or secretary, or any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity, he, as well as the Town Council, shall also be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.”;
by inserting, immediately after the words “with the approval” in subsection (7), the words “or on the direction”; and.
by inserting, immediately after the words “facility erected” in subsection (7), the words “, installed or planted”.