singapore - Criminal Law

Singapore Court of Appeal grants Stay to Pannir Selvam

SINGAPORE, May 23 (Bernama) - The Singapore Court of Appeal today granted Malaysian Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman's application to stay his execution and enable him to challenge the clemency process. Pannir, 32, who was represented by counsel Too Xing Ji and Lee Ji En of BMS Law LLP, is scheduled to be executed at dawn on 23 May 2019. He f ...
Date: 23 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Public Prosecutor v Ridhaudin Ridhwan bin Bakri and Others

Criminal law - Offences - Rape; Criminal law - Offences - Attempted rape; Criminal law - Offences - Sexual penetration; Criminal law - Offences - Outrage of modesty; Criminal law - General exceptions - Consent; Criminal law - General exceptions - Mistake of fact

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 105; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Public Prosecutor v Dinesh s/o Rajantheran

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing - Criminal references; Criminal Procedure and Sentencing - Plead guilty procedure - Qualification of plea

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 27; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Yuen Ye Ming v Public Prosecutor

Criminal Law - Statutory offences - Misuse of Drugs Act

Date: 17 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 98; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Lim Teck Kim v Public Prosecutor

Criminal Law - Statutory offences - Protection from Harassment Act - Unlawful stalking - Sentencing framework

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 99; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Public Prosecutor v P Mageswaran and Another Appeal

Criminal Law - Offences - Culpable homicide; Criminal Procedure and Sentencing - Sentencing - Culpable homicide

Date: 11 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 22; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Public Prosecutor v Mohamed Shalleh bin Abdul Latiff

Criminal Law - Statutory offences - Misuse of Drugs Act

Date: 10 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 93; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Kong Hoo (Pte) Ltd and Another v Public Prosecutor

Criminal Law - Offences - Endangered species; Statutory Interpretation - Penal statutes - Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act

Date: 08 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 21; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Criminal Law Reform Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Penal Code and certain other Acts, to update the criminal offences, keep up with technological changes and emerging crime trends, enhance protection for minors and vulnerable victims, harmonise the criminal laws and update the sentencing framework.
Date: 11 February 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 6/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Criminal Procedure Code.    
Date: 11 February 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 7/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 31 January 2019.
Date: 30 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 55; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Production of Document or Other Thing) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 31 January 2019.
Date: 30 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 56; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Prescribed Law Enforcement Agency) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 4 January 2019.
Date: 03 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 16; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Prescribed Law Enforcement Agency) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 28 December 2018.
Date: 28 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 887; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Law (Identity Cards) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 872; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 18 December 2018.
Date: 17 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 820; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Amendments to Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act to Take Effect from 1 Jan 2019

This is to notify that in order to strengthen the administration of the criminal law regime, the Parliament passed the amendments to the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act on 6 Feb 2018. This will take effect on 1 Jan 2019.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Press Release; Source: Ministry of Home Affairs

Criminal Law (Electronic Monitoring) (Revocation) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 804; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Law (Obligations on Person Subject to Supervision) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 803; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2018

This is to notify that except for Section 2 of the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Act 2018, the rest comes into operation on 1 January 2019, whereas Section 2 comes into operation on 21 October 2019.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 802; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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SC sets Ground Rules for Oral Arguments on Writ of Kalikasan

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Police Chief bans Mass Rally outside Constitutional Court Building

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Government plans to build New Shah Alam Court Complex - Liew

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Niosh offers free needs Analyses for Sabah and Labuan Workplaces

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Ministry launches Sexual Predation Awareness Campaign

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Ambushed fiscal named Mindoro judge

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ASEAN Chamber of Commerce, UiTM ink MoU to collaborate in Various Areas

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President Jokowi to attend 34th ASEAN Summit in Thailand

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PCC OKs East West purchase of PBCOM Auto Loan Portfolio

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RI hopes for Progress in Timor Leste joining ASEAN

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MyCC to focus Efforts on Monitoring Cement Industry

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Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

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Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

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New Competition Commission already under Fire

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NA Deputies give Opinions on Revised Labour Code

Hanoi, Jun 12 (VNA) - The revised Labour Code will the focus during the sitting of lawmakers on June 12 in the ongoing 7th session of the 14th National Assembly.

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