Jurong Town Corporation Act

(Original Enactment: Act 5 of 1968)

(30th March 1987)
An Act to establish the Jurong Town Corporation and for purposes incidental thereto.
[1st June 1968]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Jurong Town Corporation Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“authorised occupier” means a person who is named in an application made to the Corporation as the person who intends to reside in the flat, house or building sold or to be sold by the Corporation under Part IV or any person who is authorised in writing by the Corporation to reside therein;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Corporation appointed under section 4;
“commercial property” means any flat, house or building or any part thereof which is permitted to be used pursuant to the Planning Act [Cap. 232] or any other written law for the purpose of carrying on any business or which is lawfully so used;
“common property” means so much of the developed land and all parts of the building as are not comprised in the flats in a building;
“Corporation” means the Jurong Town Corporation established under section 3;
“developed land” means any land of the Corporation upon which a building has been erected;
“financial year” means a period of 12 months beginning on 1st April in each year and ending on 31st March in the following year;
“flat” means a horizontal stratum of a building or part thereof, whether the stratum is on one or more levels or is partially or wholly below the surface of the ground, which is used or intended to be used as a complete and separate unit for the purpose of human habitation or business or for any other purpose;
“lease” includes an agreement for a lease;
“officer” includes the Chairman, members and employees of the Corporation;
“owner”, when used in relation to immovable property, includes a person who has purchased a leasehold interest in any property sold by the Corporation and also includes a purchaser under an agreement for lease.