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Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act.  
Date: 04 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 9; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Planning (Development Charges) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 118; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Parks and Trees (Planting Areas) (Exemption) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 8 March 2019.
Date: 27 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 117; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Immigration (Immigration Anchorage) Notification 2019

This Notification is in force for the period starting at 5 am and ending at 9 am on 16 February 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 103; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Immigration (Temporary Authorised Departing Place) Notification 2019

This Notification is in force for the period starting at 5 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m. on 16 February 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 102; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Poisons (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 100; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Parliamentary Elections (Prescribed Date) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 01 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 78; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Planning (Exemption under Section 53) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 01 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 79; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Civil Defence and Other Matters Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

This is to notify that except for Sections 11, 13 to 17, 22, 26, 29 and 31, of the Civil Defence and Other Matters Act 2018, the rest comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 63; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 59; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Library Board (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

The National Library Board (Amendment) Act 2018 comes into operation on 31 January 2019.
Date: 29 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 52; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Library Board (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 31 January 2019.
Date: 29 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 54; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Library Board (Revocation) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 31 January 2019.
Date: 29 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 53; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Immigration (Exemption from Singapore Visa) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 22 January 2019.
Date: 21 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 49; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Requisition of Resources Order 2019

This is to notify that the provisions of Part III of the Act are to come into and remain in operation on 15 January 2019.
Date: 15 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 34; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Parks Board (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the National Parks Board Act and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 15 January 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 4/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Singapore Food Agency Bill

This Bill seeks to establish the Singapore Food Agency, to repeal the Agri‑Food and Veterinary Authority Act and the Cattle Act, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 15 January 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 5/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Common Services Tunnels Act 2018

This Act seeks to establish common services tunnel areas and for the regulation of activities within or connected with common services tunnel areas to ensure the safe and efficient operation and functionality of any common services tunnel and any ancillary facility of the common services tunnel, and for connected purposes.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 4; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Precious Stones and Precious Metals (Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Bill

This Bill seeks to regulate persons who carry on a business of regulated dealing or as intermediaries for regulated dealing, so as to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 1/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Civil Defence and Other Matters Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend the Civil Defence Act, the Immigration Act, the Police Force Act and the Prisons Act, and to make related amendments to the Enlistment Act.
Date: 08 January 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 3; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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