No. S 255
Fire Safety Act
(Chapter 109A)
Fire Safety (Exemption) (Temporary Buildings in Construction Sites) Order 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 53 of the Fire Safety Act, the Minister for Home Affairs hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Fire Safety (Exemption) (Temporary Buildings in Construction Sites) Order 1997 and shall come into operation on 1st July 1997.
Definitions
2.—(1)  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, “builder”, “building works” and “temporary building” have the same meanings as in the Building Control Act (Cap. 29).
(2)  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, any reference to the person for whom the fire safety works are to be or have been carried out shall be read as a reference to the builder of the permanent buildings in connection with which the temporary buildings are required.
Exemption
3.  Subject to the conditions specified in the Schedule, sections 23, 24 and 29 of the Act and regulation 16 of the Fire Safety (Building Fire Safety) Regulations (Rg 1) shall not apply to fire safety works in any temporary building that is —
(a)a worker’s quarters, site office, store, builder’s shed or other shed;
(b)required in connection with any building works relating to permanent buildings; and
(c)situated within the boundaries of the site of the building works.

Made this 22nd day of May 1997.

Singapore.
    Ministry of Home Affairs,Permanent Secretary,  PETER CHAN JER HING
[FSB 220/93; AG/LEG/SL/109A/96/1 Vol. 1]