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The term Government of Singapore can have a number of different meanings.
At its widest, it can refer collectively to the three traditional branches of government – the Executive branch, Legislative branch (the President and Parliament of Singapore) and Judicial branch (the Supreme Court and Subordinate Courts of Singapore).
On 30 January 1819 Sir Stamford Raffles, an Englishman who was the Governor of Bencoolen (now Bengkulu, Indonesia), entered into a preliminary agreement with the Temenggung of Johor, Abdul Rahman Sri Maharajah, for the British East India Company to establish a "factory" or trading post on the island of Singapore.
This was confirmed by another agreement signed by Raffles, the Temenggung and Sultan Hussein Shah on 6 February.
As it is the practice for MPs to be appointed as Chairmen of CDCs, these MPs have also been designated as mayors.
From the founding of modern Singapore in 1819 until 1826, Singapore was headed by two residents in succession.
The Government of Singapore is defined by the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore to mean the Executive branch of government, which is made up of the President and the Cabinet of Singapore.
The PAP has been returned to power in every general election and has thus formed the Cabinet since 1959.
Marshall resigned as Chief Minister in June 1956, and was replaced by Lim Yew Hock.
the Governor was replaced by the Yang di-Pertuan Negara (Head of State), who had power to appoint as Prime Minister the person most likely to command the authority of the Legislative Assembly, and other Ministers of the Cabinet on the Prime Minister's advice.
Major problems with the Rendel Constitution were that the Chief Minister and Ministers' powers were ill-defined, and that the Official Members retained control of the finance, administration, and internal security and law portfolios.
This led to confrontation between Marshall, who saw himself as a Prime Minister governing the country, and the Governor, Sir John Fearns Nicoll, who felt that important decisions and policies should remain with himself and the Official Members.
A statutory board is an autonomous agency of the Government that is established by an Act of Parliament and overseen by a government ministry.