REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
Published by Authority
|NO. 17]||Friday, June 25||[2004|
The following Act was passed by Parliament on 19th May 2004 and assented to by the President on 1st June 2004:—
Statistics (Amendment) Act 2004
(No. 16 of 2004)
S R NATHAN,
1st June 2004.
Date of Commencement: 1st July 2004
An Act to amend the Statistics Act (Chapter 317 of the 1999 Revised Edition), and to make consequential amendments to the Goods and Services Tax Act (Chapter 117A of the 2001 Revised Edition) and the Income Tax Act (Chapter 134 of the 2004 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 Statistics (Amendment) Act 2004 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
3. Section 13 of the Statistics Act is amended —
by deleting the words “subsection (2)” in subsection (1) and substituting the words “subsections (2) and (3)”; and
by inserting, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
“(3) Without prejudice to subsection (2), the Minister may insert or delete and substitute in the second column of the Third Schedule any particulars or information obtained under any written law relating to taxation only to the extent that the supply of such particulars or information is permitted by or under that written law.”.
4. The Third Schedule to the Statistics Act is amended by inserting, immediately after item 3, the following items:
4. Comptroller of Goods and Services Tax
Such particulars and information in records obtained by the Comptroller of Goods and Services Tax under the Goods and Services Tax Act (Chapter 117A) and any regulations made thereunder as referred to in section 6(6) of that Act.
5. Comptroller of Income Tax
Such particulars and information in records obtained by the Comptroller of Income Tax under the Income Tax Act (Chapter 134) and any regulations made thereunder as referred to in section 6(10A) of that Act.