Housing and Development (Amendment) Bill

Bill No. 12/1980

Read the first time on 14th March 1980.
An Act to amend the Housing and Development Act (Chapter 271 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 Housing and Development (Amendment) Act, 1980, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 49
2.  Subsection (1) of section 49 of the Housing and Development Act is amended by deleting paragraph (h) and substituting the following: —
(h)prescribing the penalty (such penalty, if unpaid, to constitute a debt due to the Board and be recoverable as such) to be paid by the owner of any flat, house or other living accommodation sold under the provisions of this Part or by any applicant for such flat, house or other living accommodation for non-observance or non-compliance with any of the restrictions, conditions or requirements of section 41, 48 or 48A of this Act where the Board does not institute proceedings against him under any of the said sections.”.
Amendment of section 67
3.  Section 67 of the Housing and Development Act is amended —
(a)by deleting the full-stop at the end of paragraph (b) and substituting the word “; or”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after paragraph (b), the following paragraph: —
(c)if it is affixed to some conspicuous part of his flat, house or building.”.