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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II MASTER PLAN AND CONSERVATION AREAS AND GUIDELINES

Part III DEVELOPMENT AND SUBDIVISION OF LAND

Part IV ENFORCEMENT

Part V DEVELOPMENT CHARGES

Part VI RECOVERY OF MONEYS

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS

Part VIII TRANSITIONAL AND SAVING PROVISIONS

THE SCHEDULE

Legislative History

 
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Competent authority
5.
—(1)  The Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint such person or persons as he thinks fit to be the competent authority or authorities responsible for the operation of this Act, either generally or for any particular Part or provision of this Act or for any particular rules made under this Act, and may in the notification specify the extent of and manner in which that responsibility is to be exercised.
(2)  The functions conferred on the competent authority by this Act may be performed by any officer referred to in subsection (3) who has been generally or specially authorised by name or office by the competent authority, and subject to his direction and control.
(3)  The competent authority may authorise any of the following persons to perform all or any of his functions conferred by this Act:
(a)
any public officer; and
(b)
any officer in the employment of a statutory authority which has been approved by the Minister for the purpose.
(4)  Any officer who is authorised (whether generally or specially) under subsection (2) to perform the functions of the competent authority under this Act shall be deemed to be —
(a)
a public officer for the purposes of this Act; and
(b)
a public servant within the meaning of the Penal Code (Cap. 224).