singapore - General & Misc

Foreigners departing Singapore no longer have to stamp Passport beginning Monday

SINGAPORE, Apr 17 (Bernama) - Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their travel document.
Date: 17 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (Certification Marks) (Revocation) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 01 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 272; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Charities (Electronic Transactions Service) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 01 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 243; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Animals and Birds (Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 213; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Fisheries (Fishing Gear) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 225; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for National Development) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This is to notify for general information that the Prime Minister has varied with effect from 1 April 2019, the Schedule to the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for National Development) Notification 2015 (G.N. No. S 675/2015).
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 147; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 157; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Water Suitable for Drinking) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 156; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Utilities (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

This is to notify that Sections 2(o), 11, 18 and 19 of the Public Utilities (Amendment) Act 2018 come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 152; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Utilities (Water Supply) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 153; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supplementary Supply (FY 2018) Act 2019

This Act seeks to make supplementary provision to meet additional expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 17; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supply Act 2019

This Act seeks to issue from the Consolidated Fund and the Development Fund of the sums necessary to meet the estimated expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 16; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Singapore Food Agency Act 2019

This Act seeks to establish the Singapore Food Agency, to repeal the Agri‑Food and Veterinary Authority Act and the Cattle Act, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 15; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the National Parks Board Act and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 15 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 14; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Precious Stones and Precious Metals (Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Act 2019

This Act seeks to regulate persons who carry on a business of regulated dealing or as intermediaries for regulated dealing, so as to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 12; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act.  
Date: 04 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 9; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Charities (Institutions of a Public Character) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 122; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Planning (Development Charges) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 118; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Parks and Trees (Planting Areas) (Exemption) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 8 March 2019.
Date: 27 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 117; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supplementary Supply (FY 2018) Bill

This Bill seeks to make supplementary provision to meet additional expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
Date: 26 February 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 9/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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Double Pay for Workers on June 5

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

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