SINGAPORE LEGISLATION: Digest of Acts passed between 1 March 2006 and 31 August 2006 (Correct as at 20 November 2006)

Citation(2006) 18 SAcLJ 522
Date01 December 2006
Published date01 December 2006
Supplementary Supply (FY 2005) Act 2006
Act 12 of 2006

Long title: An Act to provide for making supplementary provision to meet additional expenditure for the financial year 1st April 2005 to 31st March 2006.

Passed by Parliament on: 9 March 2006

Assented to by President on: 14 March 2006

Publication date: 21 March 2006

Commencement date: 21 March 2006

Summary: In accordance with Arts 148(2) and 148C(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (1999 Rev Ed), this Act makes additional provision of a further sum of $1,010,880,310 from the Consolidated Fund and $235,000 from the Development Fund for the financial year 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2006 to meet expenditure in excess of the sums authorised by the Supply Act 2005 (Act 12 of 2005).

Supply Act 2006
Act 13 of 2006

Long title: An Act to provide for the issue from the Consolidated Fund and the Development Fund of the sums necessary to meet the estimated expenditure for the financial year 1st April 2006 to 31st March 2007.

Passed by Parliament on: 9 March 2006

Assented to by President on: 16 March 2006

Publication date: 21 March 2006

Commencement date: 1 April 2006

Summary: This Act makes provision for the appropriation of moneys of —

  1. (a) a sum not exceeding $31,040,325,410 from the Consolidated Fund; and

  2. (b) a sum not exceeding $12,143,342,000 from the Development Fund,

for the purposes of the Heads of Expenditure to meet the estimated expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007.

Enlistment (Amendment) Act 2006
Act 14 of 2006

Long title: An Act to amend the Enlistment Act (Chapter 93 of the 2001 Revised Edition).

Passed by Parliament on: 3 April 2006

Assented to by President on: 12 April 2006

Publication date: 5 May 2006

Commencement dates:

  1. (a) Sections 1, 2 and 4(b) — 8 May 2006

  2. (b) Sections 3 and 4(a) — 15 August 2006

Summary: This Act amends the Enlistment Act (Cap 93, 2001 Rev Ed) for the following main purposes:

  1. (a) to increase the maximum fine that may be imposed by the court for the offences under ss 4(2) and 33 of the Act from $5,000 to $10,000;

  2. (b) to extend the requirement for an exit permit under s 32 of the Act to a person who is a citizen or permanent resident of Singapore and who is not less than 13 years of age but less than 16 years and six months of age (“relevant child”);

  3. (c) to make the contravention of s 32(1) or s 32(2) of the Act by a relevant child a separate offence from the offence under s 33 of the Act, so as to provide a lower penalty of a fine not exceeding $2,000; and

  4. (d) to provide that where a relevant child contravenes s 32(1) or s 32(2) of the Act, each parent or guardian, or other person having the actual custody of the relevant child, will be guilty of an offence and will be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000.

Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 2006
Act 15 of 2006

Long title: An Act to amend the Central Provident Fund Act (Chapter 36 of the 2001 Revised Edition).

Passed by Parliament on: 3 April 2006

Assented to by President on: 12 April 2006

Publication date: 28 June 2006

Commencement date: 1 July 2006

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