Singapore Land Authority

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Singapore Land Authority
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Logo of the SLA
Agency overview
Formed June 1, 2001 (2001-06-01)
Preceding Agency Land Office, Singapore Land Registry, Survey Department and Land Systems Support Unit
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters 55 Newton Road #12-01 Revenue House Singapore 307987
Agency executives Mr Lim Sim Seng, Chairman
Mr Chai Chin Loon, Board Member
Mr Vincent Hoong Seng Lei, Board Member
Mrs Elaine Lim, Board Member
Mr Ang Cheng Hock, Board Member
Mr Steven Phan, Board Member
Mr Wong Hong Kuan, Board Member
Mr Wong Mun Summ, Board Member
Ms Yeo Lian Sim, Board Member
Parent agency Ministry of Law
Website www.sla.gov.sg

The Singapore Land Authority (Abbreviation: SLA; Chinese: 新加坡土地管理局; Malay: Penguasa Tanah Singapura) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law of the Singapore Government.

History[edit]

The SLA was formed on 1 June 2001 when the Land Office, Singapore Land Registry, Survey Department and Land Systems Support Unit were merged. [1] As of November 2011, SLA has a staff strength of roughly 550 employees.

Vision, Mission and Values[edit]

Vision: Limited Land • Unlimited Space

Mission: To optimise land resources for the economic and social development of Singapore. We balance our economic and social needs while:

  • ensuring the best use of State land and buildings,
  • providing an effective and reliable land management system, including the issuance and guarantee of land titles and geo-spatial demarcation of land, and
  • enabling the full use of land information for better land management and creation of new business opportunities.

Core values:

  • Nation First
  • People Organisation
  • Innovation and Dynamism
  • Always Delighting Customers
  • Integrity and Professionalism


Role[edit]

SLA's focus is on land resource optimization and it has 2 main roles: developmental and regulatory.

In its developmental role, SLA oversees the management of State land and buildings, land sales, leases, acquisitions and allocation, developing and marketing land-related information and maintaining the national land information database.

In its regulatory role, SLA is the national land registration authority and is responsible for the management and maintenance of the national land survey system.

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