No. S 456
Central Provident Fund Act
(Chapter 36)
Central Provident Fund (Medisave Account Withdrawals) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 77(1)(j) of the Central Provident Fund Act, Mr Gan Kim Yong, Senior Minister of State, charged with the responsibility of the Minister for Manpower, after consulting with the Central Provident Fund Board, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Central Provident Fund (Medisave Account Withdrawals) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2008 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1st May 2008.
Amendment of regulation 24
2.  Regulation 24 of the Central Provident Fund (Medisave Account Withdrawals) Regulations (Rg 17) is amended —
(a)by inserting, immediately after paragraph (1), the following paragraph:
(1A)  Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Minister for Health may, upon a request by a member in any particular case, approve the withdrawal by the member of the whole or part of the amount standing to his credit in his medisave account for the payment of charges incurred in respect of any of the following treatments received on or after 1st May 2008 by a person other than the member’s dependant as if that person were the member’s dependant, subject to such terms and conditions as the Minister for Health may impose:
(a)any medical treatment specified in paragraph (1)(a) in a ward of an approved hospital, approved community hospital, approved convalescent hospital or approved hospice, as the case may be, other than a ward of the type mentioned in that paragraph; or
(b)any treatment specified in paragraph (1)(b), (d) or (e) at non-subsidised rates.”;
(b)by inserting, immediately after the words “paragraph (1)” in paragraph (2), the words “or approves a withdrawal under paragraph (1A)”; and
(c)by deleting the words “that paragraph” in paragraph (2) and substituting the words “the relevant paragraph”.
[G.N. Nos. S 224/2007; S527/2007; S 731/2007; S 149/2008]

Made this 10th day of September 2008.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Manpower,
[MMS 10/82 V22; AG/LEG/SL/36/2005/18 Vol. 2]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 78(2) of the Central Provident Fund Act).