Central Provident Fund Act
(Chapter 36, Section 77(1)(l))
Central Provident Fund (Minimum Sum Scheme) Regulations
Rg 16
REVISED EDITION 1993
(1st April 1993)
[1st January 1987]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Citation
1.—(1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Central Provident Fund (Minimum Sum Scheme) Regulations.
(2)  Part III shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1st April 1987.
Application
1A.—(1)  These Regulations shall apply to all members of the Fund who have attained the age of 55 years on or after 1st January 1987 but before 1st July 1995.
(2)  Regulations 3(2) and 11(2) and (3) shall apply to a married couple only if both of them are members of the Fund and have attained the age of 55 years on or after 1st January 1987 but before 1st July 1995.
[S 304/95 wef 01/07/1995]
Definitions
2.—(1)  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“approved annuity” means an annuity purchased by a member from an insurer with the minimum sum which he is required to set aside under section 15(6) of the Act, and which has been approved by the Board;
“approved bank” means any bank approved by the Board to be a bank for the purposes of regulation 8;
“bank” has the same meaning as in the Banking Act [Cap. 19];
“insurer” means any person registered under the Insurance Act [Cap. 142] to carry on insurance business in Singapore;
“minimum sum” means the sum which a member is required to set aside under section 15(6) of the Act as calculated in accordance with regulation 3;
“monthly income” means the income which a member is entitled to withdraw monthly from the minimum sum deposited by the member with an approved bank or in his retirement account or is entitled to be paid monthly under an approved annuity after the member has attained the age of 60 years;
“retirement account” means an account maintained by a member with the Board with the minimum sum which he is required to set aside under section 15(6) of the Act.
(2)  The monthly income prescribed by the Minister for the purposes of section 15(7) and (8)(b) of the Act shall be an amount specified in regulation 13(1).