Singapore Land Authority
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Logo of the SLA
|Formed||1 June 2001|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Singapore|
|Headquarters||55 Newton Road #12-01 Revenue House Singapore 307987|
|Parent agency||Ministry of Law|
The SLA was formed on 1 June 2001 when the Land Office, Singapore Land Registry, Survey Department and Land Systems Support Unit were merged. As of November 2011, SLA has a staff strength of roughly 550 employees.
SLA's focus is on land resource optimization and it has 2 main roles: developmental and regulatory.
In its developmental role, SLA oversees the management of State land and buildings, land sales, leases, acquisitions and allocation, developing and marketing land-related information and maintaining the national land information database.
In its regulatory role, SLA is the national land registration authority and is responsible for the management and maintenance of the national land survey system.