Defence Science and Technology Agency Act

(Original Enactment: Act 9 of 2000)

(31st December 2001)
An Act to establish the Defence Science and Technology Agency, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith.
[15th March 2000]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Defence Science and Technology Agency Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Agency” means the Defence Science and Technology Agency established under section 3;
“board” means the board of directors of the Agency;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the board and includes any temporary Chairman of the board;
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Agency appointed under section 10 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“director” means a director of the board;
“incorporated Departments” means the following departments of the Ministry of Defence:
(a)Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems Organisation;
(b)Defence Materiel Organisation;
(c)Defence Medical Research Institute;
(d)Defence Procurement Division;
(e)Directorate of Research and Development;
(f)Lands and Estates Organisation;
(g)Resource Planning Office; and
(h)Systems and Computer Organisation;
“Singapore Armed Forces” means the Singapore Armed Forces constituted under the Singapore Armed Forces Act (Cap. 295).