No. S 81
Town Councils Act
(CHAPTER 329A)
Town Councils (Exclusion of Property
from Town Councils) Order 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 (2) (c) of the Town Councils Act, the Minister for National Development hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Town Councils (Exclusion of Property from Town Councils) Order 1997 and shall come into operation on 1st March 1997.
Non‑application of Act to certain properties
2.  The Act shall not apply to the following properties of the Board which are located within any Town:
(a)reserved sites;
(b)viewing galleries;
(c)blocks of flats which are wholly vacant and affected by the relocation and redevelopment scheme of the Board;
(d)blocks of flats and land under new development;
(e)blocks of flats which are wholly vacant and unsold;
(f)nurseries;
(g)town parks;
(h)rehabilitation projects of the Board;
(i)holiday bungalows owned by the Board;
(j)land leased by the Board to any person as a site for a temple, church, cinema, bus depot, bus interchange, MRT station, school, training school, community centre, swimming pool, electrical sub‑station, electrical sub‑depot, electrical sub‑store, water treatment plant, transport centre, funeral parlour, reburial ground, car park, bungalow, shop house, bin centre, auto‑centre, telecommunications exchange, telecommunications postal complex, clinic, factory, fast food centre, recreational centre, transport centre, private condominium housing, squash and tennis court, bowling alley, petrol kiosk, automated teller machine or multimedia kiosk;
(k)land licensed by the Board to any person as a site for a taxi kiosk, public telephone, Call Zone box or outdoor refreshment area; and
(l)land leased by the Board to any person for use by any association.
Exclusion of property
3.  The Act shall also not apply to the following properties of the Board which are located within:
(1)The Town of Bukit Timah:
Taman Jurong Shopping Centre.
(2)The Town of City Centre:
(a)the buildings situated at Block 3 Upper Pickering Street and New Bridge Centre at Block 336 Smith Street;
(b)pedestrian linkways situated —
(i)between the first floor of Ocean Garment Building and People’s Park Centre; and
(ii)between People’s Park Complex and People’s Park Centre;
(c)the hillock comprising an area of approximately 4720 m2 situated behind Blocks 14 to 16, Outram Hill;
(d)Ridout Tea Garden;
(e)Ridout Road bungalows and Kay Siang Road bungalows; and
(f)land licensed by the Board to any person for use as a trishaw park.
(3)The Town of Hong Kah:
(a)Gek Poh Shopping Centre;
(b)Limbang Shopping Centre; and
(c)Yew Tee Neighbourhood Shopping Centre.
(4)The Town of Jalan Besar:
Kitchener Complex.
(5)The Town of Marine Parade:
(a)Tanjong Katong Complex; and
(b)Geylang Serai Malay Village.
(6)The Town of Pasir Ris:
(a)Elias Mall;
(b)Loyang Point; and
(c)Pasir Ris West Plaza.
(7)The Town of Sembawang:
(a)Yishun Neighbourhood 2, Neighbourhood Park;
(b)Sembawang bungalows;
(c)columbaria and crematoria;
(d)Fajar Shopping Centre;
(e)Woodlands North Plaza; and
(f)888 Plaza.
(8)The Town of Tanjong Pagar‑West Coast:
(a)Housing and Development Board Queenstown Workshop;
(b)Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre;
(c)HDB Centre; and
(d)HDB Training Centre at Block 106A, Henderson Crescent.
Revocation
4.  The Town Councils (Exclusion of Property from Town Councils) (Consolidation) Order (O 3) is revoked.
[G.N. Nos. S 82/96; S 518/96; S 35/97]
Made this 21st day of February 1997.
LAM CHUAN LEONG
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
Singapore.
[ND 311/4-146 Pt. 85 V6; AG/LEG/SL/329A/97/1]