No. S 510
Planning Act
(Development Charge — Exemption)
(Amendment) Rules 2011
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 40(1) 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 2011 and shall come into operation on 1st September 2011.
Deletion and substitution of rule 8
2.  Rule 8 of the Planning (Development Charge — Exemption) Rules (R 6) is deleted and the following rule substituted therefor:
Exemption in respect of development if premium is paid or payable to President
8.  A person shall be exempted from liability to pay any development charge under section 35 of the Act for any development of land authorised on or after 1st March 2001 if the land is the subject of a lease from the State and land premium has been paid or is payable or required to be paid to the President —
(a)by virtue of the development being not in accordance with the use of the land, or in excess of the maximum allowable intensity or plot ratio, specified in the lease; or
(b)for the purpose of first specifying in the lease —
(i)any restriction as to the use of the land; or
(ii)the maximum allowable intensity or plot ratio for the development of the land.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 194/2007; S 757/2007; S 114/2008; S 449/2008]
Made this 23rd day of August 2011.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND 265/5-68 V28 (T71); AG/LLRD/SL/232/2010/11 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 61(4) of the Planning Act).