No. S 576
Town Councils Act
Town Councils
(Dissolution of Various Town Councils)
Order 2015
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 55(1) and (3) of the Town Councils Act, the Minister for National Development makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Town Councils (Dissolution of Various Town Councils) Order 2015 and comes into operation on 1 October 2015.
2.  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires —
“conservancy by-law” means a by-law made by a Town Council relating to conservancy and service charges or to penalties and administrative fees for the late payment of conservancy and service charges;
“constituency” means an electoral division specified in the Parliamentary Elections (Names and Polling Districts of Electoral Divisions) Notification 2015 (G.N. No. S 443/2015);
“dissolved Town Council” means a Town Council that is dissolved by this Order;
“existing conservancy by-law” means a conservancy by-law in force on 30 September 2015;
“former Town” means a Town declared under the Town Councils (Declaration of Towns) Order 2011 (G.N. No. S 263/2011).
Dissolution of Town Councils
3.  The following Town Councils are dissolved:
(a)the Town Council for the former Town of Moulmein-Kallang;
(b)the Town Council for the former Town of Potong Pasir.
By-laws of dissolved Town Councils
4.—(1)  Despite paragraph 3, all existing conservancy by-laws made by a dissolved Town Council continue to be in force and apply, with the necessary modifications, to such area of the former Town that becomes, by virtue of the Town Councils (Declaration of Towns) Order 2015 (G.N. No. S 577/2015), part of another Town until —
(a)such time as conservancy by-laws are made by the Town Council of that other Town for that area (whether or not including other areas in that other Town); or
(b)31 March 2016,
whichever first occurs.
(2)  Unless otherwise expressly provided in the Schedule, all other by-laws made by a dissolved Town Council under the Act cease to have effect on 1 October 2015.
Certification of financial statements
5.  The chairman of a dissolved Town Council must without delay —
(a)cause to be prepared and certify financial statements showing the moneys, assets and liabilities of the dissolved Town Council as of 30 September 2015; and
(b)certify the Statement of Transferable Surpluses after it has been prepared in accordance with rule 4A of the Town Councils Financial Rules (R 1).
Incidental, consequential and supplementary provisions
6.  The incidental, consequential and supplementary provisions contained in the Schedule have effect in respect of the dissolved Town Councils of former Towns specified in the Schedule.
Made on 30 September 2015.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[ND311/4-146 Pt85.1; AG/LEGIS/SL/329A/2015/13 Vol. 1]