Singapore Land Authority

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Singapore Land Authority
Singapore Land Authority.png
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 Tan Boon Khai, Chief Executive
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.

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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