No. S 478
Planning Act
(Chapter 232)
Planning (Development Charge — Exemption) (Amendment) Rules 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 36(1)(b) of the Planning Act, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Planning (Development Charge — Exemption) (Amendment) Rules 1997 and shall come into operation on 1st November 1997.
Amendment of rule 7
2.  Rule 7 of the Planning (Development Charge — Exemption) Rules (R 6) is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph (1), the following paragraph:
(1A)  In respect of written permission or any amendment to a written permission granted on or after 1st November 1997 for any development of land under section 10 of the Act, a person shall be exempted from liability under section 32 of the Act to pay any development charge if such development is for the erection of a single dwelling-house on one or more lots of land on which —
(a)one or more dwelling-houses exist at the time of the application for the development under section 10 of the Act and such existing house or houses are to be demolished; or
(b)one or more dwelling-houses existed at any time before the application referred to in sub-paragraph (a).”.
Made this 28th day of October 1997.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND 265/5-68 (T7); AG/LEG/SL/232/97/1 Vol. 1]