No. S 376
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
(ACT 14 OF 2020)
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
(Amendment of Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 18(1) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, the Minister for Law makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order is the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (Amendment of Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2020 and comes into operation on 13 May 2020.
Amendment of Schedule
2.  The Schedule to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 is amended —
(a)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub‑paragraph (h) of paragraph 1 and substituting a semi-colon, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraphs:
(i)an option given by a housing developer to an intending purchaser for the purchase of a unit of housing accommodation;
(j)an agreement between a housing developer and a purchaser for the sale and purchase of a unit of housing accommodation.”; and
(b)by deleting the full-stop at the end of the definition of “enterprise” in paragraph 2 and substituting a semi-colon, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following definitions:
“ “housing accommodation” includes a building or tenement wholly or principally constructed, adapted or intended for human habitation, or for human habitation and as business premises;
“housing developer” means any person that engages in a business of housing development, and includes the Housing and Development Board established under the Housing and Development Act (Cap. 129);
“housing development” means the construction or causing the construction of any number of units of housing accommodation, including any building operations in, on, over or under the land for the purpose of erecting such housing accommodation, and the sale of land which would be appurtenant to such housing accommodation;
“unit” means a horizontal stratum of any building or part of a building, whether such stratum is on one or more levels, and which is intended for use in accordance with the provisions of any written law as a complete and separate unit for residential or commercial purpose.”.
Made on 12 May 2020.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[LAW 63/009 COVID Relief-V1; AG/LEGIS/SL/65C/2020/6 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 18(3) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020).