No. S 873
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
(ACT 14 OF 2020)
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
(Amendment of Schedule) (No. 4) Order 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 18(1) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, the Minister for Law makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order is the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (Amendment of Schedule) (No. 4) Order 2020 and comes into operation on 9 October 2020.
Amendment of Schedule
2.  The Schedule to the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “a unit” in paragraph 1(i) and (j) and substituting in each case the words “one or more units”;
(b)by deleting the full‑stop at the end of sub‑paragraph (j) of paragraph 1 and substituting a semi‑colon, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub‑paragraphs:
(k)an option given by a commercial developer to an intending purchaser for the purchase of one or more units of commercial property;
(l)an agreement between a commercial developer and a purchaser for the sale and purchase of one or more units of commercial property.”;
(c)by inserting, immediately before the definition of “commercial vehicle” in paragraph 2, the following definitions:
“ “commercial developer” means any person that engages in the business of commercial development, and includes the Housing and Development Board established by the Housing and Development Act (Cap. 129) and the Jurong Town Corporation established by the Jurong Town Corporation Act (Cap. 150);
“commercial development” means the construction or causing the construction of any number of units of commercial property, including any building operations in, on, over or under the land for the purpose of erecting such commercial property, and the sale of land which would be appurtenant to such commercial property;
“commercial property” means any building or other premises which is permitted by or under any written law for use for a commercial or an industrial purpose, or for mixed purposes the predominant purpose of which is a commercial or an industrial purpose;”; and
(d)by deleting the words “or commercial purpose” in the definition of “unit” in paragraph 2 and substituting the words “, commercial or industrial purpose”.
Made on 8 October 2020.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[LAW 63/009 COVID Relief-V1; AG/LEGIS/SL/65C/2020/6 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 18(3) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020).