Parliament

Parliamentary questions for 8 May 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 11 am on Monday, 8 May 2017, for the 46th session of the 13th Parliament. 57 oral questions and 39 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. Six bills to be read the second time and would likely be passed on the same day of reading because the People’s Action Party holds majority …

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Shanmugam: Govt is evaluating laws for sexual offences and abuse of minors and foreign domestic workers

The Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on 3 April that the Government is reviewing the relevant laws applicable to sexual offences to better protect minors and foreign domestic workers from mistreatment. The minister was responding to a question delivered by MP Tin Pei Ling (MacPherson GRC) who asked whether the ministry will review the relevant legislation to …

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Parliamentary questions for 3 April 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12 noon on Monday, 3 April 2017, for the 44th session of the 13th Parliament. 64  oral questions and 23 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 6 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Merchant Shipping (Wreck Removal) Bill – Minister for Transport Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Amendment) Bill – Minister …

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Baey Yam Keng: NHB to publish first edition of the Heritage Plan in early 2018

Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth Baey Yam Keng spoke during Committee of Supply Debate on Thursday (9 March) that National Heritage Board (NHB) plans to publish the first edition of the Heritage Plan in early 2018, with an update every 5 years. The Minister said that NHB will be developing a comprehensive national blueprint for Singapore’s heritage sector. He …

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Masagos Zulkifli: PUB to phase out less water efficient fittings as part of new initiatives to enhance water efficiency

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli has announced at his ministry’s Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on Wednesday (8 March) that PUB will phase out less water efficient fittings as part of new initiatives to enhance water efficiency and encourage water conservation in Singapore. This initiative came after Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget speech last …

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Masagos Zulkifli: Vehicular Emissions Scheme to replace Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme from 1 Jan 2018

Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli has announced on Wednesday (8 March) at Committee of Supply Debate for his Ministry that National Environment Agency (NEA) will introduce the Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) to replace the Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) for all new cars, taxis and newly imported used cars with effect from 1 January 2018. In a joint …

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