singapore - Environmental Law

Law to better regulate Waste to be tabled This Year

A bill will be introduced this year to better manage how Singapore handles waste, and to help businesses that reduce and recycle electronic waste, packaging waste and food leftovers.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

The Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act 2018 comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 18 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 42; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 28 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 877; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Carbon Pricing Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2018

This is to notify that the Carbon Pricing Act 2018 comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 856; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend the Environmental Public Health Act and to make related amendments to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 44; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Central Provident Fund (Public Sector Employees) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 601; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Protected Places (No. 9) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 26 September 2018.
Date: 25 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 585; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Environmental Public Health Act and to make related amendments to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act.
Date: 10 September 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 39/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Protected Places (No. 7) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 3 August 2018.
Date: 02 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 484; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Protected Places (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 21 July 2018.
Date: 20 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 468; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Protected Places (No. 6) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 21 July 2018.
Date: 20 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 469; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 December 2018.
Date: 28 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 420; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Protected Places (No. 4) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 15 June 2018.
Date: 14 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 407; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

This is to notify that except for regulations 2(c), (d), (f) and 4, the Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018 come into operation on 1 July 2018. Regulation 2(f) comes into operation on 1 September 2018 and Regulations 2(c) and (d) and 4 come into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 11 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 394; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 358; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Hazardous Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 360; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 359; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

The Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, except for regulation 2(b) and (c), come into operation on 25 April 2018. The Regulation 2(b) and (c) comes into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 23 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 220; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Exemption) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 April 2018.
Date: 29 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 154; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations are deemed to have come into operation on 1 April 2018.
Date: 02 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 189; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

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IBP condemns Slay of another Lawyer in DavNor

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IPOPHL brings IP-focused MCLE Program to Cebu

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ASEAN aims at creating Future Digitally-Skilled Youths

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Tanintharyi Landholders sued under New Law

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SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

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National E-Document Exchange Platform launched

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CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

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Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

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