REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
Published by Authority
|NO. 5]||Friday, February 19||[1999|
The following Act was passed by Parliament on 20th January 1999 and assented to by the President on 26th January 1999:—
Building and Construction Authority Act 1999
(No. 4 of 1999)
ONG TENG CHEONG,
Date of Commencement: 1st April 1999
An Act to establish the Building and Construction Authority, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith, to repeal the Construction Industry Development Board Act (Chapter 51 of the 1985 Revised Edition) and the Land Improvement Act (Chapter 153 of the 1985 Revised Edition) and to make consequential amendments to certain other written laws.
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the Building and Construction Authority Act 1999 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“appointed day” means the date of commencement of this Act;
“Authority” means the Building and Construction Authority established under section 3;
“Board” means the Construction Industry Development Board established under section 3 of the repealed Construction Industry Development Board Act (Cap. 51);
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Authority and includes any acting Chairman of the Authority;
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Authority appointed under section 13 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“construction industry” means the industry concerning the carrying out of construction works and services;
“construction works and services” includes all aspects of architectural, engineering, development and construction works and services including such other related production, design and consultancy works and services which result in the construction, maintenance, retrofitting, repair or removal of all types of buildings and infrastructure;
“Deputy Chairman” means the Deputy Chairman of the Authority;
“member” means a member of the Authority.