TR Emeritus, 8 Jan 2013
Baey Yam Keng on Town Councils:
"They’re not public institutions; they’re not a public service company"
“They do not belong to the government. They’re governed by government regulations, but they’re definitely not run by civil servants; and they’re not a public agency,” Link
However in the Town Councils Act (Chapter 329A), Section 56 states that:
"All members, officers and employees of a Town Council and all employees of its managing agent shall be deemed to be public servants for the purposes of the Penal Code (Cap. 224). "
Is Town Council a Public Institution or Political Institution? - Hardwarezone Forum