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Laws Administered by NParks

The National Parks Board Act (Chapter 198A)

The National Parks Board Act is an Act to establish the National Parks Board and to provide for its functions and powers, and for matters connected therewith.

The Parks and Trees Act (Chapter 216)

The Parks and Trees Act is an Act to provide for planting, maintenance and conservation of trees and plants within national parks, nature reserves, tree conservation areas, heritage road green buffers and other specified areas, and for matters connected therewith.

Subsidiary Legislation

Animals and Birds Act (Chapter 7)

The Animals and Birds Act is an Act for preventing the introduction into, and the spreading within, Singapore of diseases of animals, birds or fish; for the control of the movement of animals, birds and fish into, within and from Singapore; for the prevention of cruelty to animals, birds or fish; for measures pertaining to the general welfare and improvement of animals, birds or fish in Singapore and for purposes incidental thereto.

Wildlife Act (Chapter 351)

The Wildlife Act prohibits the feeding, release, killing, trapping, taking, and keeping of wildlife without written approval from the Director-General, Wildlife Management, and regulates the import, sale, and export of wildlife.

Control of Plants Act (Chapter 57A)

The Control of Plants Act regulates the cultivation, import, transshipment and export of plants and plant products, the protection of plants and plant products against pests and diseases, the control of the introduction of pests into Singapore, the use of pesticides, the measures pertaining to the development and improvement of the plant industry in Singapore, and for purposes connected therewith.

Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act (Chapter 92A)

The Endangered Species Act is an Act to give effect to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) by controlling the importation, exportation, re-exportation and introduction from the sea of certain animals and plants, and parts and derivatives of such animals and plants, and for matters connected therewith.


Last updated on 29 May 2020

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