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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). "
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