No. S 320
National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019
(ACT 10 OF 2019)
National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019
(Saving and Transitional Provisions)
Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 17(10) of the National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019, the Minister for National Development makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019 (Saving and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 17 April 2019.
Pending investigations
2.  Any investigation started by or under the authority of the Director‑General, Agri‑Food and Veterinary Services that —
(a)is in respect of any alleged contravention of —
(i)any provision of the Animals and Birds Act (Cap. 7) as in force before 1 April 2019 or any subsidiary legislation made under that Act;
(ii)any provision of the Control of Plants Act (Cap. 57A) as in force before 1 April 2019 or any subsidiary legislation made under that Act;
(iii)any provision of the Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act (Cap. 92A) as in force before 1 April 2019 or any subsidiary legislation made under that Act; or
(iv)any provision of the Wild Animals and Birds Act (Cap. 351) as in force before 1 April 2019 or any subsidiary legislation made under that Act; and
(b)is not completed before 1 April 2019,
may be continued on or after 1 April 2019, under the respective Acts as amended by the National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019, by or under the authority of the following individuals appointed by the Board as follows:
(c)the Director-General, Animal Health and Welfare, insofar as the investigation concerns matters in paragraph (a)(i);
(d)the Director-General, Plant Health, insofar as the investigation concerns matters in paragraph (a)(ii);
(e)the Director-General, Wildlife Trade Control, insofar as the investigation concerns matters in paragraph (a)(iii);
(f)the Board and the Director‑General, Wildlife Management, insofar as the investigation concerns matters in paragraph (a)(iv).
Made on 16 April 2019.
OW FOONG PHENG
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
Singapore.
[MND 169/01-001; MEWR C030/01/131; AG/LEGIS/SL/198A/2015/6 Vol. 1]