REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
ACTS SUPPLEMENT
Published by Authority

NO. 6]Friday, March 30 [2001

The following Act was passed by Parliament on 22nd February 2001 and assented to by the President on 12th March 2001:—
Health Sciences Authority Act 2001

(No. 4 of 2001)


I assent.

S R NATHAN,
President.
Date of Commencement: 1st April 2001
An Act to establish the Health Sciences Authority, to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith; and to make consequential amendments to certain other written laws.
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the Health Sciences Authority Act 2001 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Interpretation
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“appointed day” means the date of commencement of this Act;
“Authority” means the Health Sciences Authority established under section 3;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Authority and includes a temporary Chairman appointed under section 8;
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Authority appointed under section 15 and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“member” means a member of the Authority and includes a temporary member appointed under section 8.