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Formal Consolidation | 2004 RevEd
Functions and duties of Agency
11.—(1)  Subject to the provisions of this Act, the functions and duties of the Agency shall be —
(a)to serve as the national body in the areas of adult continuing education and training, and the facilitation of employment and re-employment, and to advise and make recommendations to the Government on matters, measures and regulations connected with such areas, including the formulation of policies, and the provision of infrastructure and facilities in relation to such areas;
(b)to promote, facilitate and assist in the development of adult continuing education and training so as to enhance the competitiveness and employability of the Singapore workforce;
(c)to collaborate with industries and economic agencies to identify and promote the enhancement of industry-specific skills;
(d)to promote the development, competitiveness and employability of the Singapore workforce through co-ordination with economic agencies;
(e)to support, facilitate and assist in the re-employment of unemployed or retrenched persons through job referral, retraining, upgrading of skills and other employment facilitation efforts;
(f)to enhance, promote and support the use and improvement of best practices in the management of human capital and workforce skills development in Singapore;
(g)to encourage, promote and facilitate the development of the human resources industry in Singapore;
(h)to promote, facilitate and assist in the identification, development and upgrading of skills and competencies required of the workforce to support Singapore’s economy;
(i)to support, direct, encourage and undertake research in adult continuing education and training;
(j)to direct, promote and facilitate the upgrading of adult continuing education and training infrastructure, and the upgrading of professional standards of adult trainers;
(k)to establish and implement regulatory policies, codes of practice, strategies, measures or any other requirements so as to enhance the professional standards of adult continuing education and training offered in Singapore;
(l)to administer programmes for adult continuing education and training;
(m)to undertake the promotion of lifelong learning and to create, foster and encourage public awareness and understanding of the importance of lifelong learning;
(n)to administer the Skills Development Fund in accordance with the Skills Development Levy Act (Cap. 306);
(o)to provide financial support by way of grants, loans or otherwise so as to give effect to the functions and objects of the Agency;
(p)to undertake, direct and support the analysis and dissemination of labour market information and trends to the public;
(q)to represent the Government internationally in respect of matters relating to adult continuing education and training and public employment services; and
(r)to carry out such other functions as are imposed upon the Agency by or under this Act or any other written law.
(2)  The Agency may undertake such other functions as the Minister may assign to the Agency and in so doing, the Agency shall be deemed to be fulfilling the purposes of this Act, and the provisions of this Act shall apply to the Agency in respect of such functions.
(3)  Nothing in this section shall be construed as imposing on the Agency, directly or indirectly, any form of duty or liability enforceable by proceedings before any court to which it would not otherwise be subject.
Informal Consolidation | Amended Act 25 of 2009
Functions and duties of Agency
11.—(1)  Subject to the provisions of this Act, the functions and duties of the Agency shall be —
(a)to serve as the national body in the areas of adult continuing education and training, and the facilitation of employment and re-employment, and to advise and make recommendations to the Government on matters, measures and regulations connected with such areas, including the formulation of policies, and the provision of infrastructure and facilities in relation to such areas;
(b)to promote, facilitate and assist in the development of adult continuing education and training so as to enhance the competitiveness and employability of the Singapore workforce;
(c)to collaborate with industries and economic agencies to identify and promote the enhancement of industry-specific skills;
(d)to promote the development, competitiveness and employability of the Singapore workforce through co-ordination with economic agencies;
(e)to support, facilitate and assist in the re-employment of unemployed or retrenched persons through job referral, retraining, upgrading of skills and other employment facilitation efforts;
(f)to enhance, promote and support the use and improvement of best practices in the management of human capital and workforce skills development in Singapore;
(g)to encourage, promote and facilitate the development of the human resources industry in Singapore;
(h)to promote, facilitate and assist in the identification, development and upgrading of skills and competencies required of the workforce to support Singapore’s economy;
(i)to support, direct, encourage and undertake research in adult continuing education and training;
(j)to direct, promote and facilitate the upgrading of adult continuing education and training infrastructure, and the upgrading of professional standards of adult trainers;
(k)to establish and implement regulatory policies, codes of practice, strategies, measures or any other requirements so as to enhance the professional standards of adult continuing education and training offered in Singapore;
(l)to administer programmes for adult continuing education and training;
(m)to undertake the promotion of lifelong learning and to create, foster and encourage public awareness and understanding of the importance of lifelong learning;
(n)to administer the Skills Development Fund in accordance with the Skills Development Levy Act (Cap. 306);
(o)to provide financial support by way of grants, loans or otherwise so as to give effect to the functions and objects of the Agency;
(p)to undertake, direct and support the analysis and dissemination of labour market information and trends to the public;
(q)to represent the Government internationally in respect of matters relating to adult continuing education and training and public employment services; and
(r)to carry out such other functions as are imposed upon the Agency by or under this Act or any other written law.
(2)  The Agency may undertake such other functions as the Minister may assign to the Agency and in so doing, the Agency shall be deemed to be fulfilling the purposes of this Act, and the provisions of this Act shall apply to the Agency in respect of such functions.
(3)  Nothing in this section shall be construed as imposing on the Agency, directly or indirectly, any form of duty or liability enforceable by proceedings before any court to which it would not otherwise be subject.