No. S 660
Parks and Trees Act
Parks and Trees (Amendment) Regulations 2017
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 63 of the Parks and Trees Act, the National Parks Board, with the approval of the Minister for National Development, makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Parks and Trees (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and come into operation on 20 November 2017.
Amendment of regulation 17
2.  Regulation 17(1) of the Parks and Trees Regulations (Rg 1) is amended by deleting the words “and shall be inclusive of goods and services tax”.
New regulations 20A and 20B
3.  The Parks and Trees Regulations are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 20 in Part V, the following regulations:
Measurement of girth size of tree and dimensions of planting area
20A.—(1)  For the purposes of section 14(4) of the Act, the girth of a tree must be measured one metre from the ground.
(2)  For the purposes of section 23(1) of the Act, the dimensions of a planting area must be measured along the ground.
Planting areas
20B.  All premises mentioned in section 22 of the Act must be surrounded by a planting area measuring —
(a)not more than 2 metres wide, except as otherwise specified in paragraph (b); and
(b)not more than 5 metres wide from the front boundary of the premises adjoining or abutting a public street.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 425/2008; S 484/2009; S 379/2011; S 224/2012; S 74/2013; S 160/2015; S 530/2015; S 555/2015; S 170/2016; S 205/2016; S 561/2016]
Made on 17 November 2017.
National Parks Board,
[NP; AG/LEGIS/SL/216/2015/1 Vol. 1]