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Upcoming National Day gazetted as Special Event

The Singapore Police Force has declared that the upcoming National Day Parade (NDP) has been gazetted as a Special Event under the Public Order Act.

The gazetting of NDP 2016 as a Special Event means additional security restrictions will be applied on the Special Event Area and Special Zone.

Special Event Area’ is referring to the Sports Hub and the surrounding areas around the Sports Hub. In order to heightened the security check, a ‘Special Zone’ will be created within the ‘Special Event Area’.

The zones will take effect on 9 August 2016 from 0001hrs to 2359hrs.

The reserve date for the NDP is 13 August 2016 and the gazette will correspondingly take effect if the Parade is held on that day.