Community Care Endowment Fund Bill

Bill No. 24/2005

Read the first time on 15th August 2005.
An Act to establish the Community Care Endowment Fund for the purposes of providing assistance to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore and their family members living in Singapore, who are in financial and other difficulties, and for matters connected therewith; and to terminate the charitable trust known as the Community Assistance Fund.
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 Community Care Endowment Fund Act 2005 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 —
“appointed day” means the date of commencement of this Act;
“authorised officer” means any officer authorised by the Minister in writing to exercise such power or perform such function or duty under this Act as the Minister may specify therein;
“ComCare Fund” means the Community Care Endowment Fund established under section 3(1);
“Council” means the Supervisory Council established under section 7.