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Singapore to review Procedure on notifying Petitioner of Clemency Outcome

SINGAPORE, Jul 10 (Bernama) - Singapore is reviewing a procedure, in particular to notify the prisoner and the petitioner of the clemency outcome some time in advance of the notification of the execution date.
Date: 10 July 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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

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

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act.
Date: 19 November 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 51/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Prescribed Offences for Mandatory Treatment Orders) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 14 November 2018.
Date: 13 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 747; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Training Centre Principal Sentenced to Ten Months' Imprisonment for selling and falsely certifying Course Certificates

Abduljafar s/o Abdulkuthose (“Abduljafar”), principal of Vsafe Training Consultant Pte Ltd (“Vsafe”), was sentenced to a total of ten months’ imprisonment on 1 November 2018. He was charged with fraudulently issuing 17 Building Construction Supervisor Safety (“BCSS”) course certificates and safety passes be ...
Date: 08 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Ministry of Manpower

Criminal Justice Reform (Saving and Transitional Provisions) (No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 31 October 2018.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 728; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Justice Reform Act 2018 (Commencement) (No. 2) Notification 2018

This is to notify that certain Sections of the Criminal Justice Reform Act 2018, comes into operation on 31 October 2018.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 721; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 October 2018.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 724; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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Championing Rule of Law, Speedy Justice under Guevarra's Helm

MANILA, Jul 21 (PNA) - It has been a little over a year this month when the team led by Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra took over the helm of the Department of Justice (DoJ) and has since proven to be a dynamic organization dedicated to President Rodrigo Duterte's commitment towards transparency in governance and the elimination of corruption in all levels of the bureaucracy.

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NegOcc MSMEs upbeat on PH Innovation Act

BACOLOD CITY, Jul 20 (PNA) - The signing of the Philippine Innovation Act has made Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Negros Occidental optimistic about the growth and development of local entrepreneurs.

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Tax Academy offers Online Courses for BIR, BOC Employees

MANILA, Jul 18 (PNA) - The Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) has completed the development of 14 competency-based mandatory online studies required for new hires at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as well as refresher courses for existing BOC employees, the Department of Finance (DOF) announced in a statement on Thursday.

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PRRD to only face PH Court

MANILA, Jul 17 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte has no intention to face the international tribunal stressing that he would only answer to the Philippine courts.

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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

BANGKOK, Jul 17 (NNT) - On efforts to push the Thai industrial sector into the 4.0 era, human resources must be capable of operating technology and automated systems, especially in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project. To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Labour has established a human resources development center on automation and robots at the Institute for Skills Development 3, located in Chonburi.

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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

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said he has ordered a special investigation team to look into the killing last Wednesday of radio commentator Eduardo Dizon who was gunned down on the way home in Kidapawan City, Cotabato.

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New BSP Deputy Governor sworn in

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Francisco G. Dakila Jr. received his oath of office as Deputy Governor for Monetary and Economics Sector (MES) in ceremonies administered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Thursday.

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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

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Development Minister Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in connection with several offences allegedly committed by their company.

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Free Legal Service to be provided for the Poor

Legal aid groups will provide free legal services to poor people and those in need of legal assistance across the country in an effort to support the rule of law and restore public trust in the judiciary.

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

KOTA KINABALU, Jul 11 (Bernama) - Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when it is tabled in Parliament on July 17.

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SolGen asks SC to dismiss Writ of Kalikasan Suit on WPS

MANILA, Jul 9 (PNA) - Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed against government agencies, which seeks unspecified action on the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea.

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 8 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) has recorded 486,360 cases of voluntary tax declaration under the special voluntary declaration programme (PKPS) as of June 23.

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