REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
Published by Authority
|NO. 17]||Friday, May 25||[1990|
The following Act was passed by Parliament on 29th March 1990 and assented to by the President on 31st March 1990:—
National Parks Act 1990
(No. 10 of 1990)
WEE KIM WEE
31st March 1990.
Date of Commencement: 6th June 1990
An Act to make provision for national parks and nature reserves and to establish a National Parks Board and for matters connected therewith, and to repeal the Nature Reserves Act (Chapter 205 of the 1985 Revised Edition).
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“animal” means any member of the animal kingdom including birds, reptiles, fish and every kind of vertebrate and invertebrate and the eggs and young thereof;
“appointed day” means the date of commencement of this Act;
“Board” means the National Parks Board established under section 4;
“Botanic Gardens” means any area of land designated as such for the time being in Part I of the First Schedule;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board appointed under section 6 and includes any temporary Chairman so appointed;
“Fort Canning Park” means any area of land designated as such for the time being in Part I of the First Schedule;
“national parks” means any area of land designated for the time being in Part I of the First Schedule;
“nature reserves” means any area of land designated for the time being in Part II of the First Schedule;
“plant” means any member of the plant kingdom including Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, Pteridophytes, Bryophytes, Algae, Lichens and Fungi.