Agreement relating to Malaysia between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore/Annex F

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Agreement relating to Malaysia between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore
by the Governments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore
Annex F

ANNEX F


1. Paragraph (14) of section 6 of Annex 3 of the Agreement of External Defence and Mutual Assistance between thc Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Governmentof the Federation of Malaya of 12th October, 1957 (referred to iu this Annex as " the defence agreement ") shall have effect in relation to land or buildings held by the Service authorities in Singapore as if——
(a) the references to a local Government authority were references ho the State of Singapore; and
(b) the reference to facilities and services normally covered by the general rating assessment were a reference to the facilities and services normally covered by the general rating assessment of a municipality.
2. Annex_4 of the defence agreement shall have effect in its application to lands in Singapore with the following modifications-—
(a) for paragraphs (2). (3) and (4) the following paragraph shall be substituted :
" (2) The land to which this Annex applies occupied by the Service authorities at the date of the signature of the Malaysia agreement is described in the Schedule to Annex F of that agreement and falls into the three following categories:—
(a) Land which is leased or was to be leased by the Government of Singapore to the Services Lands Board for a. term of 999 years ;
(b) Land which is leased or was to be leased by the Government of Singapore or by public authorities tn the Services Lands Board or other authorities of the United Kingdom for terms shorter than 999 years;
(c) Land made available by the Government of Singapore to the Armed Services of the United Kingdom "
(b) For paragraphs (6), (7) and (8) the following paragraphs shall be substituted:-—
" (6) In view of the foregoing and in order to permit the Service authorities to hold a registrable interest in the land they occupy the Goverment of Malaysia undertakes to enact legislation which will pexmit the Service authorities through their representative to hold registrable interest in land and property in accordance with the provisions of this Annex for the purposes of this agreement and of the Proviso to Article VI of the Malaysia Agreement and, which with that object will provide also for the incorporation in the Federation of the representative of the Service authorities.