Professional Engineers Bill

Bill No. 25/1969

Read the first time on 15th October 1969.
An Act to establish a Professional Engineers Board, make provision for the registration of professional engineers and for purposes 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 Professional Engineers Act, 1969, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
(2)  The Minister may appoint different dates for the coming into operation of the different provisions of this Act.
2.  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Board” means the Professional Engineers Board established under section 3 of this Act;
“member” means a member of the Board and includes the President of the Board;
“professional engineer” means a person who is engaged in professional engineering work;
“professional engineering work” includes any professional service, such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design, or responsible supervision of construction or operation in connection with any public or privately owned public utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, works or projects wherein the public interest and welfare, or the safeguarding of life, public health or property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and data;
“registered” means registered under this Act, and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;
“Registrar” means the Registrar of the Board.