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1. INTRODUCTION
2. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
3. DISCLAIMER
4. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
5. INDEMNITY
6. MISCELLANEOUS
7. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
8. PAYMENT FOR APPLICATIONS
9. DOCUMENTS TO BE BROUGHT ON THE SCHEDULED VERIFICATION DATE
10. CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT AND REFUND
11. CAPACITY OF APPLICANT

 

1. INTRODUCTION


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. ACCESS TO THIS SITE IS GRANTED BY THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY (“BCA”). BY ACCESSING THIS PORTAL AND/OR USING THE ONLINE SERVICES THEREIN, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT ANY OF THESE TERMS OR CONDITIONS, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE YOUR ACCESS OF THIS PORTAL AND/OR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES.

2. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES


Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, the copyright and all other intellectual property in the contents of this portal, including, but not limited to, any design, text, sound recordings, images or links, are the property of the BCA. As such, they shall not be reproduced, transmitted, published, performed, broadcast, adapted, distributed, displayed, licensed, altered, hyperlinked or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner or by any means or stored in an information retrieval system without the prior written consent of the BCA. Save and except with the BCA's prior written consent, you may not insert a hyperlink to this portal or any part thereof on any other portal or "mirror" or frame this portal, any part thereof, or any information or materials contained in this portal on any other server, portal or webpage.

All trade marks, service marks and logos used in this portal are the property of the BCA and/or the respective third party proprietors identified in this portal. No licence or right is granted and your access to this portal and/or use of the online services should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use, reproduce or download any trade marks, service marks or logos appearing on the portal without the prior written consent of the BCA or the relevant third party proprietor thereof.

3. DISCLAIMER


The BCA does not warrant the truth, accuracy, adequacy, completeness or reasonableness of any information or materials contained in this portal and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, expressly disclaims liability for any errors in, or omissions from, such information and materials.

Any information or materials contained in this portal may be modified, deleted or replaced from time to time and at any time, without notice in the absolute discretion of the BCA.

No warranty is given that access to any information or materials on this portal or the use of this portal will be provided uninterrupted or free from errors or that any identified defect will be corrected; further, no warranty is given that this portal or any information or materials are free from any virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, agent, program or macros.

4. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY


Under no circumstances shall the BCA be liable regardless of the form of action for any failure of performance, system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption, breach of security, computer virus, malicious code, delay in operation or transmission, transmission error or unavailability of access in connection with your accessing this portal and/or using the online services even if the BCA had been advised as to the possibility.

In no event shall the BCA be liable to you or any other party for any damages, losses, expenses or costs whatsoever (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, loss of profits or loss of opportunity) arising in connection with your use of this portal, or reliance on any information, materials or online services provided at this portal, regardless of the form of action and even if the BCA had been advised as to the possibility of such damages.

This exclusion clause shall take effect to the fullest extent permitted by the Law.

5. INDEMNITY


You hereby agree to indemnify the BCA against all damages, losses, expenses and costs (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by the BCA in connection with or arising from your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.

6. MISCELLANEOUS


The BCA may terminate your access to this portal and/or your use of the online services at any time without notice and without assigning any reason thereto.

You hereby agree to keep confidential and not disclose to any other party your user id and login password.

7. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION


These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and be construed in accordance with, the laws of Singapore and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts. You hereby agree to admit these terms and conditions as an original document and will not challenge the admissibility of the terms and conditions on the grounds that it is made electronically.

In the event that the laws of the jurisdiction you are in do not permit or impose restrictions on the access to the contents of the portal, you shall forthwith discontinue access or comply with such restrictions.

8. PAYMENT FOR APPLICATIONS


In the event that any application you submit through the portal is approved by BCA, you shall pay to BCA an application fee the quantum of which shall be set out at Paragraph 7 in Instructions for Identity Verification of Prospective Workers (“Instructions”)

9. DOCUMENTS TO BE BROUGHT ON THE SCHEDULED VERIFICATION DATE


If you application is approved, you will be accorded a date (the “Scheduled Verification Date”) on which the workers to whom the application relates are to be present at BCA Academy for the purposes of identity verification. You shall procure that the each of the workers attends at BCA Academy and bring along the original copies of the following documents on the Scheduled Verification Date:-.

  1. (a) In-Principle Approval (IPA).
  2. (b) Worker’s passport;
  3. (c) Letter of Authorisation (the form of which is set out in the Instructions); and
  4. (d) Receipt.

For the avoidance of doubt, applications are to be submitted strictly in accordance with the Instructions, failing which, BCA may reject them. In submitting an application, you are deemed to have agreed to comply with the Instructions and warrant that all documents submitted online along with the application are genuine and undertake that the original copies of such documents will be produced for verification on the Scheduled Verification Date

Identity verification here connotes BCA verifying that the workers present at BCA Academy are the workers who attended the relevant test(s) in the source countries.

10. CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT AND REFUND


BCA shall be entitled to postpone the date of identity verification for any reason whatsoever without refund of application fee paid or compensation to you or any other person.

BCA shall further be entitled to cancel the identity verification for any reason whatsoever. Except where BCA cancels the identity verification for reasons not attributable to any fault on your or the workers’ part, no refund of any application fee paid will be made in the event of cancellation. In the event that BCA cancels the identity verification for reasons not attributable to any fault on your or the workers’ part, your remedy shall be limited to a refund of any application fee paid.

For the avoidance of doubt, you shall not be entitled to postpone the date of identity verification or amend or cancel the application in any way after it has been approved.

11. CAPACITY OF APPLICANT


By submitting any application on the portal, you warrant that you are:- .

  1. (a) the prospective employer of the workers to which the application relates; or
  2. (b) the duly authorised agent of the prospective employer mentioned above.