REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
Published by Authority
|NO. 13]||Monday, March 30||[1998|
The following Act was passed by Parliament on 20th March 1998 and assented to by the President on 27th March 1998:—
Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Act 1998
(No. 11 of 1998)
ONG TENG CHEONG
27th March 1998.
Date of Commencement: 1st April 1998
Date of Commencement: 31st March 1998
Date of Commencement: 5th June 1998
An Act to amend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (1992 Revised Edition).
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 Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Act 1998 and shall come into operation on such date as the President may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
(2) The President may appoint different dates for the coming into operation of the different provisions of this Act.
4. Articles 110A, 110B and 110C of the Constitution are repealed.
5. Article 110D of the Constitution is amended —
by deleting the words "a Commission referred to in that clause" in the fourth and fifth lines of clause (3) and substituting the words "the Public Service Commission";
by deleting the words "any such" in the eighth line of clause (4) and substituting the word "the";
by deleting the words "a Commission" at the end of clause (7)(d) and substituting the words "the Public Service Commission"; and
7. The Constitution is amended by renumbering Article 114 as clause (1) of that Article, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following clause:
—(1) Notwithstanding section 4, where on the commencement of that section there are pending —
any disciplinary proceedings against any public officer in the Education Service of the Singapore Civil Service or any public officer in the Singapore Police Force, the Singapore Civil Defence Force or any other services designated as part of either Force pursuant to Article 110D(4); or
any appeal to the Education Service Commission or the Police and Civil Defence Services Commission by any such officer,
the proceedings shall be carried out and completed or the appeal shall be heard and decided upon by the Public Service Commission; but where on such commencement any disciplinary matter was in the course of being heard or investigated or had been heard or investigated by a committee acting under due authority but no order or decision had been rendered thereon, the committee shall complete the hearing or investigation and make such order or report as it could have made or given under the authority vested in it before the commencement of section 4.
(2) Any order or report made or given by a committee under subsection (1) shall be treated as an order or report to the Public Service Commission.