Public servants and public officers
(1) All individuals appointed under section 8(1) —
(a) are deemed to be public servants for the purposes of the Penal Code (Cap. 224); and
(b) are, in relation to their administration, assessment, collection or enforcement of payment of composition sums under this Act, deemed to be public officers for the purposes of the Financial Procedure Act (Cap. 109); and section 20 of that Act applies to these individuals even though they are not or were not in the employment of the Government.
(2) All members of the Appeal Panel, and all members of an advisory committee, are deemed to be public servants for the purposes of the Penal Code.
[Act 22 of 2016 wef 01/10/2016]