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NO. 27]Friday, September 27 [2002

The following Act was passed by Parliament on 27th August 2002 and assented to by the President on 5th September 2002:—
People’s Association (Amendment) Act 2002

(No. 27 of 2002)

I assent.

5th September 2002.
Date of Commencement: 1st October 2002
An Act to amend the People’s Association Act (Chapter 227 of the 2000 Revised Edition).
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the People’s Association (Amendment) Act 2002 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 13
2.  Section 13 of the People’s Association Act (referred to in this Act as the principal Act) is amended by deleting subsection (3) and substituting the following subsection:
(3)  Each bank account shall be operated by such person as may, from time to time, be authorised in that behalf by the Board.”.
Repeal and re-enactment of section 15
3.  Section 15 of the principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted therefor:
Association’s symbols
15.—(1)  The Association shall have the exclusive right to the use of such symbols (referred to in this section as the Association’s symbols) as it may devise or adopt from time to time and thereafter display or exhibit in connection with its activities or affairs.
(2)  The Association shall publish the Association’s symbols in the Gazette.
(3)  Any person who uses a symbol identical with, or which so resembles, any of the Association’s symbols as to be likely to deceive or cause confusion, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.”.
Repeal of Second Schedule
4.  The Second Schedule to the principal Act is repealed.