30 Mar '13, 4pm

@essamz مرفق المصدر الذي يؤكد أن سنغافورة اشترت أراضي الإسكان من ملاكها ب20% من قيمتها السوقية

The eighty-three statutory boards were a distinctive feature of Singapore's government. In law, a statutory board was an autonomous government agency established by an act of Parliament that specified the purpose, rights, and powers of the body. It was separate from the formal government structure, not staffed by civil servants, and it did not enjoy the legal privileges and immunities of government departments. It had much greater autonomy and flexibility in its operations than regular government departments. Its activities were overseen by a cabinet minister who represented Parliament to the board and the board to Parliament. Statutory boards were managed by a board of directors, whose members typically included senior civil servants, businessmen, professionals, and trade union officials. The chairman of the board of directors, who was often a member of Parliament, a seni...

Full article: http://www.mongabay.com/history/singapore/singapore-statu...

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