Secondary 2 History-Rendel Constitution

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Secondary 2 History-Rendel Constitution

  1. 1. RendelConstitution
  2. 2. • The Maria Hertogh Riot and the Anti-National Service Riot made the Britishknow that the local people were still notsatisfied with them.• In 1953, the British want to transfer morepolitic power to the local people in order towin back their hearts
  3. 3. • In July 1953, Sir George Rendel, one ofthe British Diplomat, lead a commision toreview the constitution and this was knownas the Rendel Constitution.• The Legislative Council is renamed as theLegislative Assembly because of theRendel Constitution
  4. 4. • All 25 members would also be elected bythe people in the 1955 election• It advocated limited self government forSingapore. The less important areas of thegovernment will be instead controlled bythose who were selected in the LegislativeAssembly while the important part of thegovernment won’t
  5. 5. • Those lesser important part controlled bythe Legislative Assembly are housing,trading, industry, education and healthcare services.• Those more important part controlled bythe British minister are internal security,laws, finance, external events and externaldefense

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