School Boards (Incorporation) Bill

Bill No. 2/1990

Read the first time on 15th January 1990.
An Act to make provisions for the incorporation of governing boards for the purpose of conducting Government schools and aided schools 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.—(1)  This Act may be cited as the School Boards (Incorporation) Act 1990 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1st January 1990.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“aided school” means a school which —
(a)is established by any person other than the Government; and
(b)is conducted by a committee of management which is in receipt of a grant-in-aid from the Government for the defraying of the expenses incurred for conducting the school;
“Director” means the Director of Education;
“governing board” means a governing board constituted by an order made by the Minister under section 3(1) for the purpose of conducting a school named in the order;
“governor” means a member of a governing board.