Housing and Development Act
(Chapter 129, Section 27)
Housing and Development
(Animals) Rules
R 4
G.N. No. S 90/1989

(25th March 1992)
[10th March 1989]
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Housing and Development (Animals) Rules.
2.  In these Rules —
“lessee” includes any licensee, tenant or owner of any property licensed, leased or sold by the Board under the provisions of the Housing and Development Act;
“keep” includes keeping permanently or temporarily for any duration of time.
No person to keep cats and restriction on number of dogs allowed to be kept
3.—(1)  Notwithstanding anything in any tenancy, licence or lease agreement in respect of any property or premises provided under the Act, or any consent, whether express or implied, given by the Board pursuant to such agreement, no lessee shall, except as provided in paragraph (2), keep or permit to be kept in his premises any cat or dog.
(2)  A lessee of any property provided by the Board for residential purposes may keep in the property not more than one dog which shall be of one of the breeds specified in the Schedule except that the Board may, in its discretion, allow the lessee to keep a dog of a breed other than those specified in the Schedule.
Power to enter and search premises
4.  A lessee shall permit an officer of the Board or a person duly authorised by the Board to enter his premises at any reasonable time to ascertain —
(a)whether any cat or dog is kept in his premises; or
(b)the number and breed of dogs kept in his premises.
5.  Any lessee who contravenes or fails to comply with any of the provisions of these Rules shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $4,000.