Betting and Sweepstake Duties (Amendment) Bill

Bill No. 11/1981

Read the first time on 15th June 1981.
An Act to amend the Betting and Sweepstake Duties Act (Chapter 131 of the 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 Betting and Sweepstake Duties (Amendment) Act, 1981, and shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 1st day of April 1981.
Amendment of section 2
2.  Section 2 of the Betting and Sweepstake Duties Act is amended —
(a)by deleting the word “ten” in subsection (1) and substituting the word “fifteen”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection: —
(3)  The Minister may, from time to time, by order reduce or increase either or both of the rates of the duty specified in this section.”.