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Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II PROHIBITION ON PURCHASE OR ACQUISITION OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY BY FOREIGN PERSONS

Part III APPROVAL TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE OR RETAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Part IV MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST SCHEDULE Description of subdivided buildings

SECOND SCHEDULE Description of flats

Legislative History

 
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On 27/11/2014, you requested the version in force on 27/11/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 27/11/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 17/01/2011.
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Diplomatic and consular missions and religious groups in Singapore
30.
—(1)  Any government of a foreign State or territory outside Singapore or any accredited agent of that government or any religious group in Singapore which intends to purchase or acquire any estate or interest in any residential property which is not non-restricted residential property for any diplomatic, consular or official purpose of that government or for the purposes of an official residence for any accredited agent of that government or, in the case of a religious group, for its use shall not be bound by the procedures laid down in section 25 but shall first seek the permission in writing of the Minister for such purchase or acquisition.
[9/2006]
(2)  In this section, “religious group” includes any group, body, denomination, institution or organisation which professes any religion.
(3)  The requirement under subsection (1) for the permission in writing of the Minister shall not apply to the purchase or acquisition (whether by lease, deed of assignment or other agreement) of a leasehold estate or interest for a term not exceeding 7 years, inclusive of any further term which may be granted by way of an option for renewal.
[9/2006]