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Tag Archives: Singapore Parliament

Singapore: Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act – Impact on Investigations

Criminal Procedure Code

Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act Amendments On 19 March 2018, the Singapore Parliament approved a suite of new criminal justice reforms by way of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (“CPC“) and the Evidence Act (“EA“). The CPC provides the framework for criminal investigations and the procedure for criminal hearings, and the EA provides […]

Singapore Commission Proposes Amendments To Competition Act 

The Bill: The Singapore Parliament passed a bill giving the Competition Commission of Singapore (or CCS) regulatory powers over consumer protection. The expanded body is now (effective 1 April 2018) called the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (or CCCS), and it will adopt its consumer protection functions in the second half of 2018. The […]