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NO. 29]Friday, September 17 [2004

The following Act was passed by Parliament on 2nd September 2004 and assented to by the President on 6th September 2004:—
Government Securities (Amendment) Act 2004

(No. 29 of 2004)

I assent.

6th September 2004.
Date of Commencement: 14th September 2004
An Act to amend the Government Securities Act (Chapter 121A of the 2002 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 Government Securities (Amendment) Act 2004 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 11
2.  Section 11 of the Government Securities Act is amended by deleting subsection (1) and substituting the following subsections:
(1)  The Parliament may, by a resolution under Article 144(1)(a) of the Constitution with which the President concurs, authorise the amount of borrowing by the issue of Government securities in Singapore under this Act, and may, from time to time, vary that amount.
(1A)  The Minister may, from time to time, borrow such sums by the issue of Government securities in Singapore except that the aggregate amount borrowed (whether before, on or after the date of commencement of the Government Securities (Amendment) Act 2004) and outstanding at any time shall not exceed the amount specified in any resolution (varied or otherwise) referred to in subsection (1).”.