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Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 13; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Strategic Goods (Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 May 2019.
Date: 25 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 116; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government Contracts (Authorisation) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 62; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 3/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Ban on Display of Tobacco Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 854; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 855; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Changes to the Strategic Goods Control List

This is to notify the gazetting of the new Strategic Goods (Control) Order 2018, on the 4 September 2018 and will come into effect from 1 November 2018. Circular No. 08/2018
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Customs Department

Strategic Goods (Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 537; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Strategic Goods (Control) (Brokering) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 538; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Strategic Goods (Control) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 536; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Labelling) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 478; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Interpretation (Delegation of Powers - Ministry of Trade and Industry) (Economic Expansion Incentives) Notification 2018

This Notification is deemed to have come into operation on 1 May 2018.
Date: 13 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 403; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Rules of Origin under the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

This circular outlines the salient points of the Rules of Origin requirements and operational procedures for exports of Singapore-originating goods claiming preferential tariff treatment in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Circular No. 05/2018
Date: 22 May 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Customs Department

Enterprise Singapore Board (Accreditation Marks) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 14 May 2018.
Date: 14 May 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 302; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Enterprise Singapore Board (Certification Marks) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 14 May 2018.
Date: 14 May 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 303; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Regulation of Imports and Exports (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2018

The Regulation comes into operation on 1 May 2018.
Date: 30 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 235; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Srilanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement enters into force on 1 May

The Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) has been ratified and will enter into force on 1 May 2018.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Singapore Productivity and Standards Board (Singapore Quality Mark) Certification (Revocation) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 April 2018.
Date: 29 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 173; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade)) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This is to notify that from 1 April 2018 the Prime Minister amends the Schedule to the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade)) Notification 2015.
Date: 29 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 176; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Change in Japan’s authorised Economic Operator Codes and Reminder on Proper Declaration of authorised Economic Operator Information

This is to notify that from 1 April 2018, to ensure that the goods imported from or exported to Japan Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) companies continue to enjoy Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) benefits, Singapore importers importing from Japan AEO exporters or Singapore exporters exporting to Japan AEO importers have to obta ...
Date: 19 March 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Customs Department

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PRRD to only face PH Court

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Court cautions Najib against posting Statements on his Trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today cautioned Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against posting any more statements in social media pertaining to his SRC trial or risk being cited for contempt of court.

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Bank Muamalat: 'Court did not find us Guilty of Union-Busting'

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 18 (Bernama) - Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd today said it was never found guilty of union-busting or had breached any law.

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Labour Ministry opens Automation Center

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Guidebook on Parliamentary Constituencies launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today launched Wakil Kita di Parlimen, a 228-page guidebook containing relevant information on all the 222 parliamentary constituencies.

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Students among Plaintiffs in Lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim Pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.

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Mandalay Region Hluttaw approves New High Court Judge

Mandalay Region Hluttaw was unanimously appointed a new regional high court judge on the second day of the second session of the hluttaw after being nominated by the regional chief minister.

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DOJ forms Special Team to probe Kidapawan Broadcaster's Slay

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New BSP Deputy Governor sworn in

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Chief Justice heads Penang Honours List

GEORGE TOWN, Jul 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the list of 877 recipients of state honours and honorary medals in conjunction with the 81st birthday of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas.

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Prosecution failed to serve Summons on Shahrizat's Children, Court sets new Mention Date

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Free Legal Service to be provided for the Poor

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Bill to increase Sabah State Seats to be tabled on July 17

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SolGen asks SC to dismiss Writ of Kalikasan Suit on WPS

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

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Sugar Tax: SME Traders can file Postponement Appeal

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Sarawak Government has not Officially responded on the RM1 Loan Offer - MOF

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government has yet to provide any official feedback to the Federal government on the proposed loan offer, amounting to RM1 billion, which will be allocated for repairs of dilapidated schools in the state.

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