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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ESTABLISHMENT, INCORPORATION AND CONSTITUTION OF TOWN COUNCILS

Part III GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO MEMBERS OF TOWN COUNCIL

Part IV FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF TOWN COUNCIL

Part IVA LIFT UPGRADING WORKS

Part V PROCEEDINGS OF TOWN COUNCIL

Part VI FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

Part VIA INSPECTION AND OFFICIAL MANAGEMENT OF TOWN COUNCILS

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

THE SCHEDULE Repealed

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Tenure of office of appointed members
14.
—(1)  Subject to subsections (2), (4), (5), (6) and (8), an appointed member shall hold office for a term of 2 years and on such conditions as the chairman may determine and shall be eligible for reappointment.
(2)  Every appointed member of a Town Council shall cease to be a member upon the assumption of office of the chairman of the Town Council under section 9(2) or (4), unless the member earlier resigns or vacates his office in accordance with this Act.
(3)  The chairman may appoint any person to be a temporary appointed member of a Town Council during the temporary incapacity from illness or otherwise, or during the temporary absence from Singapore, of any appointed member.
(4)  The chairman may, at any time, revoke the appointment of any appointed member without assigning any reason.
(5)  Any appointed member may resign from his appointment at any time by giving notice in writing to the chairman.
(6)  The office of an appointed member shall be vacated if he —
(a)
has been absent, without leave of the chairman, from 3 consecutive meetings of the Town Council;
(b)
where he was a resident of any housing estate within the Town, ceases to be so resident; or
(c)
becomes in any manner disqualified for membership of the Town Council.
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(7)  If an appointed member resigns, dies or has his appointment revoked or otherwise vacates his office before the expiry of the term for which he has been appointed, the chairman may appoint a person to fill the vacancy for the residue of the term for which the vacating member was appointed.
(8)  No person shall be appointed or shall continue to hold office as an appointed member of a Town Council if he —
(a)
is not a citizen of Singapore;
(aa)
is appointed under section 38(1) as the auditor of the Town Council;
(ab)
is or becomes the managing agent of the Town Council;
(ac)
is in a position to exercise a significant influence over or with respect to the management or operation of the business of the managing agent or appointed auditor of the Town Council;
(b)
is an undischarged bankrupt or has made any arrangement with his creditors; or
(c)
has been sentenced to imprisonment for a term of not less than one year or to a fine of not less than $2,000 and has not received a free pardon.
(9)  The disqualification of a person under subsection (8)(c) may be removed by the President and shall, if not so removed, cease at the end of 5 years beginning from the date on which the person was released from custody or the date on which the fine was imposed on the person.
(10)  Every appointed member of a Town Council must, as soon as practicable after being so appointed under subsection (1) or (3), complete a declaration of acceptance of that office in the form prescribed by rules under section 57 and deliver the declaration to the Minister.
History for Provision '14 Tenure of office of appointed members'.
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05/08/1988
Formal Consolidation
05 August 1988
Act
12 of 1988

30/05/1997
Formal Consolidation
30 May 1997
1997 RevEd
 

01/07/2000
Formal Consolidation
01 July 2000
2000 RevEd
 
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15/12/2004
Informal Consolidation
09 November 2004
Amended
Act 45 of 2004

15/08/2005
Informal Consolidation
15 August 2005
Amended
Act 23 of 2005

01/05/2017
Informal Consolidation
07 April 2017
Amended
Act 17 of 2017