Construction Industry Development Board Act

(Original Enactment: Act 3 of 1984)

(30th March 1987)
An Act to establish the Construction Industry Development Board and to provide for its functions and for matters connected therewith.
[2nd March 1984]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Construction Industry Development Board Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Board” means the Construction Industry Development Board established by section 3;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board;
“chief executive officer” means the chief executive officer of the Board;
“construction industry” means the industry concerning the carrying out of construction works;
“construction works” means the construction, extension, installation, carrying out, repair, maintenance, renewal, removal, alteration, dismantling, or demolition of —
(a)any building, erection, edifice, structure, wall, fence or chimney, whether constructed wholly or partly above or below ground level;
(b)any road, motorway, harbour works, railway, cableway, canal or aerodrome;
(c)any drainage, irrigation or river control work;
(d)any electrical, water, gas or telecommunication works;
(e)any bridge, viaduct, dam, reservoir, earthworks, pipeline, sewer, aqueduct, culvert, drive, shaft, tunnel or reclamation,
and includes any works which form an integral part of, or are preparatory to the works described in paragraphs (a) to (e), including site clearance, earth-moving, excavation, laying of foundation, site restoration and landscaping;
“Deputy Chairman” means the Deputy Chairman of the Board;
“member” means a member of the Board.