No. S 330
Casino Control Act
(Chapter 33A)
Casino Control (Proceedings of Authority) Rules 2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by rule 14(8) of the Schedule to the Casino Control Act, the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Casino Control (Proceedings of Authority) Rules 2008 and shall come into operation on 1st July 2008.
2.  In these Rules, “Secretary” means an officer appointed to be the secretary of the Authority.
Transaction of business by Authority outside meetings
3.—(1)  The Authority may, if it thinks fit, transact any of its business by the circulation of papers among all of the members of the Authority.
(2)  A member who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in the business being transacted by circulation of papers, shall disclose the nature of his interest in writing to the Chairman at the first opportunity after the relevant facts have come to his knowledge, which disclosure shall be recorded by the Secretary and treated as having been made in accordance with paragraph 12 of the Schedule to the Act, and that member shall not take part in the decision with respect to that transaction.
(3)  A decision in writing made by a simple majority of the members for the time being entitled to take part in the decision in respect thereof shall be taken to be a decision of the Authority, and shall be as valid and effectual as if it had been made at a meeting of the Authority duly convened and held.
(4)  Separate copies of a decision in writing may be distributed for signing by the members if the wording of the decision and approval is identical in each copy.
(5)  For the purpose of a decision under this rule, the Chairman and each member shall have the same voting rights as they have at any meeting of the Authority.
(6)  The decision of the Authority shall be made when the last member thereof required for the majority signs and his decision is duly delivered to the Secretary.
(7)  The Chairman may stipulate a period of time within which a decision may be made under this rule.
(8)  For the purposes of this rule and rule 4, papers, including disclosures and decisions, may be circulated among members or delivered to the Secretary by hand or facsimile or electronic transmission of the information in the papers concerned.
Deliberations outside meetings
4.  The Authority may, if it thinks fit, deliberate on matters by the circulation of papers among all of the members of the Authority.
Lapsing of motion
5.  A motion for decision by the Authority lapses if ––
(a)the Chairman or the member presiding at a meeting of the Authority declines to exercise a casting vote in a case of an equality of votes; or
(b)in a case of circulation of papers, the period of time stipulated by the Chairman under rule 3(7) expires before a decision is made by the majority of the members.
Attendance at meetings
6.—(1)  The Chairman may hold a meeting of the Authority, or permit any member to take part in a meeting, by using any technology that reasonably allows the member to hear and participate in discussions as they happen, and such a member who so participates in the meeting shall be taken to be present at the meeting.
(2)  The Chairman may permit the participation of a member under paragraph (1) subject to such requirements as to confidentiality or such other conditions as he may think fit.
Made this 27th day of May 2008.
Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore.
[CRC 20/3/5/1; AG/LEG/SL/33A/2006/3 Vol. 1]