Louis Ng on COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment No. 3) Bill

Introduction Sir, this pandemic has been one whiplash after another for our construction sector. The latest whiplash comes from the surge of cases in India. It has forced us to bar entry to all work pass holders from there. This means the industry’s manpower crunch will continue and even worsen. This Bill allows contractors to adjust the monetary sums of contracts that have not yet been completed. This will help contractors cope with the increased manpower costs.....

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Louis Ng on Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 8/2021)  Introduction Sir, this Bill preserves the safety and security of our roads while allowing for new forms of vehicles to ride alongside our existing system. I have three points of clarification on the Bill. Languages for PMD and PAB theory tests  My first point is about the language for the theory tests for PMD (Personal Mobility Devices) and PAB (Power-Assisted Bicycles) riders. ....

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Louis Ng on Land Betterment Charge Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Land Betterment Charge Bill (Bill No. 7/2021)  Introduction  Sir, this Bill recognises that those who reap economic rewards from the development of land benefit from public infrastructure.  As such, it is equitable that such economic benefit is returned to the community. I have three points of clarification on the Bill. Ensuring accountability for concessionary relief extended  My first point is on the mechanisms in place to ensure that the planning objectives of the Bill are achieved. ....

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Louis Ng on Land Transport Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 9/2021)  Introduction  Sir, this is a short Bill, with just three clauses.  Brief as it may be, it is an important Bill. It enshrines within LTA’s remit the important duties of promoting, regulating, standardising and otherwise facilitating the use of electric vehicles.  I have two points of clarification on how LTA will carry out its duties.....

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