Legal

Joint statement by ELD and SPF on investigation over alleged violation of Cooling-Off Day regulations

The Elections Department (ELD) and the Singapore Police Force (Police) have jointly issued a press statement in response to media queries about the investigations conducted upon Roy Ngerng, Teo Soh Lung and The Independent Singapore (TISG) for allegedly violating Cooling-Off Day regulations. The joint statement by ELD and Police in full The rules relating to Cooling-Off Day have been in place …

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ELD files police reports for election advertising breaches against TISG and two individuals

The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has just released a statement about the filing of police reports by the Assistant Returning Officer from the Election Department against socio-political site, The Independent Singapore (TISG) and two individuals – Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng – for publishing several online articles and postings that may be tantamount to election advertising, on Cooling-Off Day …

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Response to AGC’s “self-serving” statement on lawyers acting on Kho Jabing’s behalf

Two of the three lawyers who have represented Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death, spoke out in response to the media statement issued by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging that the lawyers abused the process of court. (Read AGC’s media statement here) Ms Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss’s reply published on her Facebook account, The role of …

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AGC: Abuse of process of court in Kho Jabing’s case

Media Statement by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging the abuse of process by lawyers representing Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. It is a cherished principle in our legal tradition that a legal practitioner must do his utmost to uphold the administration of justice. He must also conduct proceedings before a court …

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Woman sues granddaughters for trying to sell HDB flat

In a family disagreement over the ownership of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat, Madam Tan Teck Soon, 76, has resorted to suing her two granddaughters for trying to sell the flat she has been living in for over two decades . According to the court affidavit, Mdm Tan states that she has paid the Housing Board S$277 each …

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Temporarily stay of execution for Kho Jabing granted

There were two separate cases related to Kho Jabing’s case were heard in court today. One was a criminal motion filed by Gino Hardial Singh, while another was an originating summons filed by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss. The criminal motion was on the grounds of apparent bias on the part of Justice Andrew Phang, who had sat on both Jabing’s appeals. This …

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Family of woman who died in childbirth seeks claims from Thomson Medical

Over eight years after a woman died in childbirth in September 2007, her family has obtained a ruling from the Court of Appeal on 6 April allowing them to pursue dependency claims from her obstetrician and from Thomson Medical. This is despite the fact that the legal suit was filed past the three-year statutory limitation period. The Civil Law act allow …

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