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CLTPA: A Permanent “Temporary” Law

by M. Ravi, International Human Rights Lawyer Can the Criminal Law Temporary Provisions Act (CLTPA) be considered “temporary” after 60 years? This law that was debated in parliament and enacted in 1955 is a misnomer by its very name itself and Singaporeans are being fooled once again. As we know, this law allows the Minister to order that suspected criminals …

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