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Eligibility for membership of Scheme
4A.
—(1)  Where a child was born on or after 1st April 2001 but before 1st August 2004, the child shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 6 years of his birth;
(b)
his mother —
(i)
is lawfully married to his natural father at the time he is conceived; or
(ii)
becomes lawfully married to his natural father after he is conceived, whether or not such marriage remains subsisting;
(c)
he is born alive to his mother; and
(d)
he is the second or third child born alive to his mother.
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
(1A)  Subject to regulation 4B, where a child who is not adopted is born —
(a)
on or after 1st August 2004, but before 1st January 2006; or
(b)
before 1st August 2004, but the estimated delivery date of the child is a date on or after 1st August 2004,
the child shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(i)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 6 years of his birth;
(ii)
his mother —
(A)
is lawfully married to his natural father at the time he is conceived; or
(B)
becomes lawfully married to his natural father after he is conceived, whether or not such marriage remains subsisting;
(iii)
he is born alive to his mother; and
(iv)
he is the second, third or fourth child of his mother at the relevant time.
(2)  Subject to regulation 4B, where a child who is not adopted is born on or after 1st January 2006, but before 17th August 2008, the child shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth;
(b)
his mother —
(i)
is lawfully married to his natural father at the time he is conceived; or
(ii)
becomes lawfully married to his natural father after he is conceived, whether or not such marriage remains subsisting;
(c)
he is born alive to his mother; and
(d)
he is the second, third or fourth child of his mother at the relevant time.
(2A)  Subject to regulation 4B, where a child who is not adopted is born —
(a)
on or after 17th August 2008; or
(b)
before 17th August 2008, but the estimated delivery date of the child is a date on or after 17th August 2008,
the child shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(i)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth;
(ii)
his mother —
(A)
is lawfully married to his natural father at the time he is conceived; or
(B)
becomes lawfully married to his natural father after he is conceived, whether or not such marriage remains subsisting; and
(iii)
he is born alive to his mother.
[S 550/2008 wef 31/10/2008]
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
(2B)  Subject to paragraph (2C) but without prejudice to paragraphs (1), (1A), (2) and (2A), with effect from 1st May 2011, a child who is not adopted shall be eligible to become a member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is born on or after 1st January 2005;
(b)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 6 years of his birth; and
(c)
he is born alive to his mother.
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
(2C)  Without prejudice to paragraphs (1), (1A), (2) and (2A), with effect from 5th December 2012, a child who is not adopted shall be eligible to become a member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is born on or after 1st January 2006;
(b)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his birth or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth; and
(c)
he is born alive to his mother.
(3)  Subject to regulation 4B, a child who is born, and adopted, on or after 1st August 2004 but before 1st January 2006 shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his adoption or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 6 years of his birth;
(b)
his adoptive parent is a person who is lawfully married, or widowed or divorced, at the time he is adopted;
(c)
he is the second, third or fourth child of his adoptive parent at the relevant time; and
(d)
he is below 6 years of age at the time he is adopted.
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
(3A)  Subject to regulation 4B, a child who is born, and adopted, on or after 1st January 2006 but before 17th August 2008 shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his adoption or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth;
(b)
his adoptive parent is a person who is lawfully married, or widowed or divorced, at the time he is adopted;
(c)
he is the second, third or fourth child of his adoptive parent at the relevant time; and
(d)
he is below 12 years of age at the time he is adopted.
(4)  Subject to regulation 4B, a child who is born, and adopted, on or after 17th August 2008 shall be eligible to become a co-savings member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his adoption or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth;
(b)
his adoptive parent is a person who is lawfully married, or widowed or divorced, at the time he is adopted; and
(c)
he is below 12 years of age at the time he is adopted.
[S 550/2008 wef 31/10/2008]
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
(5)  Subject to paragraph (6) but without prejudice to paragraphs (3), (3A) and (4), with effect from 1st May 2011, a child who is adopted shall be eligible to become a member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is born, and adopted, on or after 1st January 2005;
(b)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his adoption or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 6 years of his birth; and
(c)
he is below 6 years of age at the time he is adopted.
[S 226/2011 wef 01/05/2011]
[S 603/2004 wef 01/10/2004]
(6)  Without prejudice to paragraphs (3), (3A) and (4), with effect from 5th December 2012, a child who is adopted shall be eligible to become a member if the following conditions are satisfied:
(a)
he is born, and adopted, on or after 1st January 2006;
(b)
he is a citizen of Singapore at the time of his adoption or he becomes a citizen of Singapore within 12 years of his birth; and
(c)
he is below 12 years of age at the time he is adopted.
History for Provision '4A Eligibility for membership of Scheme'.
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01/10/2004
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01/07/2005
Informal Consolidation
30 June 2005
Amended
S 424/2005

31/10/2008
Informal Consolidation
30 October 2008
Amended
S 550/2008

01/05/2011
Informal Consolidation
29 April 2011
Amended
S 226/2011

01/06/2012
Informal Consolidation
31 May 2012
Amended
S 251/2012

05/12/2012
Informal Consolidation
30 November 2012
Amended
S 594/2012