No. S 173
Singapore Armed Forces Act
(Chapter 295)
Singapore Armed Forces (Board of Inquiry) (Amendment) Regulations 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 205 of the Singapore Armed Forces Act, the Armed Forces Council hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Singapore Armed Forces (Board of Inquiry) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1st April 1997.
Amendment of regulation 2
2.  Regulation 2 of the Singapore Armed Forces (Board of Inquiry) Regulations (Rg 1) is amended by inserting, immediately after the definition of “formation”, the following definition:
“ “NUSAF officer” means a non-uniformed serviceman holding a service grade which is prescribed in the Singapore Armed Forces (NUSAF-Service Grades) Regulations (Rg 16) as an officer grade;”.
Amendment of regulation 6
3.  Regulation 6 of the Singapore Armed Forces (Board of Inquiry) Regulations is amended —
(a)by deleting sub-paragraphs (a) to (e) of paragraph (1) and substituting the following sub-paragraphs:
(a)the board shall consist of not fewer than 3 persons to be appointed by the convening body;
(b)the chairman shall be an officer not below the rank of captain, or a NUSAF officer not below grade 5, who is subject to military law;
(c)each member of the board other than the chairman shall be an officer, or a NUSAF officer, who is subject to military law; and
(d)an order convening the board shall specify by name the members of the board and which of them is to act as chairman.”.
(b)by deleting sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) of paragraph (2) and substituting the following sub-paragraphs:
(a)the board shall consist of one or more persons to be appointed by the convening body;
(b)each member of the board shall be an officer, or a NUSAF officer, who is subject to military law; and
(c)an order convening the board shall specify by name the members of the board, and if there is more than one member, which of them is to act as chairman.”.
[G.N. No. S 230/95]
Made this 31st day of March 1997.
By order of the Armed Forces Council,

TAN KEE YONG
Secretary,
Armed Forces Council,
Singapore.
[MINDEF 4-4/26-1-16/DLS/TCH; AG/SL/16/95]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 207 of the Singapore Armed Forces Act).