Building and Construction Authority Act

(Original Enactment: Act 4 of 1999)

(30th December 2000)
An Act to establish the Building and Construction Authority, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith.
[1st April 1999]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Building and Construction Authority Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Authority” means the Building and Construction Authority established under section 3;
“Board” means the Construction Industry Development Board established under section 3 of the repealed Construction Industry Development Board Act (Cap. 51, 1985 Ed.);
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Authority and includes any acting Chairman of the Authority;
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Authority appointed under section 13 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“construction industry” means the industry concerning the carrying out of construction works and services;
“construction works and services” includes all aspects of architectural, engineering, development and construction works and services including such other related production, design and consultancy works and services which result in the construction, maintenance, retrofitting, repair or removal of all types of buildings and infrastructure;
“Deputy Chairman” means the Deputy Chairman of the Authority;
“member” means a member of the Authority.