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How do i locate singapore legislation

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Locating Singapore Legislation on Singapore Statutes Online

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How do i locate singapore legislation

  1. 1. HOW DO I LOCATE SINGAPORE LEGISLATION? ELIZABETH NAUMCZYK, HEAD OF LAW LIBRARY CHAI YEE XIN, LAW LIBRARIAN © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  2. 2. SINGAPORE LAWS  Constitution  Statutes/Acts  400 different statutes  Each Act is give its own chapter number – ‘cap’ for short  E.g. Companies Act, Cap 50  Subsidiary Legislation  Acts deal with broad legal principles. Subsidiary legislation deal with details such as procedures, admin matters, technical standards, etc.  E.g. Companies (Application of Bankruptcy Act Provisions) Regulations, Cap 50, Section 411 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  3. 3. WHERE CAN I LOCATE SINGAPORE LAWS?  Singapore Statutes Online  Acts of Parliament & Subsidiary Legislation  Revised editions of Acts & Subsidiary Legislation  Bills tabled in Parliament  Act Supplements, new Subsidiary Legislation and Amending Subsidiary Legislation published each year  Historical versions of legislation  LawNet  Versioned legislation, revised & unrevised acts and subsidiary legislation  Bill and Act supplements  Subsidiary Legislation (Gazette Notifications) © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  4. 4. LOCATING A SINGAPORE ACT SINGAPORE STATUTES ONLINE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  5. 5. LOCATING A SINGAPORE ACT Locate the following legislation: Legal Profession Act (Cap 161), Section 2 © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  6. 6. HTTP://STATUTES.AGC.GOV.SG/AOL/HOME.W3P Singapore Statutes Online Website © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  7. 7. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. We know the cap number so we can search under the field Cap. or Act No.
  8. 8. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  9. 9. LOCATING SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION SINGAPORE STATUTES ONLINE © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  10. 10. LOCATING SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION Locate the following legislation: Legal Profession (Qualified Persons) Rules, (Cap 161), R15, 2002 Rev Ed) Rule 2 and First Schedule © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  11. 11. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Browse through Current Subsidiary Legislation
  12. 12. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  13. 13. © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Use the sidebar to browse through the content of the rules
  14. 14. QUESTIONS? EMAIL: LIBRARY@SMU.EDU.SG © COPYRIGHT 2016 SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY, SMU LIBRARIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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