Construction Industry Development Board Bill

Bill No. 17/1983

Read the first time on 20th December 1983.
An Act to establish the Construction Industry Development Board, to provide for its functions and for matters connected therewith.
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 Construction Industry Development Board Act 1983 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Board” means the Construction Industry Development Board established by section 3;
“Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board;
“chief executive officer” means the chief executive officer of the Board;
“construction industry” means the industry concerning the carrying out of construction works;
“construction works” means the construction, extension, installation, carrying out, repair, maintenance, renewal, removal, alteration, dismantling, or demolition of —
(a)any building, erection, edifice, structure, wall, fence, or chimney, whether constructed wholly or partly above or below ground level;
(b)any road, motorway, harbour works, railway, cableway, canal, or aerodrome;
(c)any drainage, irrigation, or river control work;
(d)any electrical, water, gas or telecommunication works;
(e)any bridge, viaduct, dam, reservoir, earthworks, pipeline, sewer, aqueduct, culvert, drive, shaft, tunnel, or reclamation,
and includes any works which form an integral part of, or are preparatory to the works described in paragraphs (a) to (e), including site clearance, earth-moving, excavation, laying of foundation, site restoration and landscaping;
“Deputy Chairman” means the Deputy Chairman of the Board;
“member” means a member of the Board.