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  1. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Reform Act 2019 (Act 15 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2020-01-01 | SGP-2019-L-109958

    An Act to amend the Penal Code (Chapter 224 of the 2008 Revised Edition) 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.

  2. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Justice Reform Act 2018 (No. 19 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-04-11 | SGP-2018-L-107520

    An Act to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (Chapter 68 of the 2012 Revised Edition) and certain other Acts to enhance the fairness of procedures, and ensure correct and equitable outcomes, in the criminal justice system.

  3. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Administration of Justice (Protection) Act 2016 (No.19 of 2016). - Singapore Statutes On-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-22 | SGP-2016-L-103723

    An Act to state and consolidate the law of contempt of court for the protection of the administration of justice, to define the powers of certain courts in punishing contempt of court and to regulate their procedure in relation thereto; and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
    Repeals all defences at common law to contempt of court that are not contained in this Act.

  4. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Organised Crime Act 2015 (No. 26 of 2015). - Singapore Statutes On-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-21 | SGP-2015-L-100534

    An Act to detect, investigate, prevent and disrupt organised crime activities, to deprive persons involved in such activities of the benefits of their crime, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.

  5. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code 2010 (No. 15 of 2010) (Chapter 68). - Legislation on-line as amended

    Adoption: 2010-06-10 | SGP-2010-L-84642

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Criminal Jurisdiction of Subordinate Courts
    Part III - Powers of Attorney-General and Public Prosecutor
    Part IV - Information to Police and Powers of Investigation
    Part V - Prevention of Offences
    Part VI - Arrest and Bail and Processes to Compel Appearance
    Part VII - The Charge
    Part VIII - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings and Complaint to Magistrate
    Part IX - Pre-Trial Procedures in the Subordinate Courts
    Part X - Pre-Trail Procedures in the High Court
    Part XI - General Provisions Relating to Pre-Trial and Plead Guilty Procedures in All Courts
    Part XII - Procedure at Trial in All Courts
    Part XIII - General Provisions Relating to Proceedings in Courts
    Part XIV - Evidence and Witnesses
    Part XV - Judgement
    Part XVI - Sentences
    Part XVII - Community Sentences
    Part XVIII - Compensation and Costs
    Part XIX - Disposal of Property
    Part XX - Appeals, Points Reserved, Revisions and Criminal Motions
    Part XXI - Special Proceedings
    Part XXII - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68).

  6. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 51 of 2007). - Bill on-line

    Adoption: 2007-11-06 | SGP-2007-L-78411

    Makes numerous amendments to the Penal Code (Cap. 224 of the 1985 Revised Edition). Amendments include, inter alia, changing the definition of life imprisonment to mean "imprisonment for the duration of a persons natural life"; enhancing penalties for racially or religiously aggravated offences (article 74); insertion of a new Chapter VIB concerning genocide; and replacing sections 375 to 376D with new sections concerning sexual offences, including prostitution and sex with a minor. Schedule A includes a tabular statement of offences under the Penal Code.

  7. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Registration of Criminals (Amendment) Act 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-05-31 | SGP-2005-L-70858

    Inserts a new Part IIA on spent criminal records.

  8. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Registration of Criminals Act (Cap. 268) (Revised Edition 1985). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1985 | SGP-1985-L-70855

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Registration of criminals
    Part III - Taking of finger impressions, photographs and particulars
    Part IV - Taking of body samples
    Part V - Miscellaneous

  9. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Cap. 224). - Singapore Statutes Online as amended

    Adoption: 1871 | SGP-1871-L-67824

    Sections 359 to 364 deal with kidnapping, abduction, slavery and forced labour.


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