Locating Singapore Legislation

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Locating Singapore Legislation

  1. 1. How do I locate Singapore legislation? Charlotte Gill Senior Research Librarian, Law 28th July 2015 © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. Singapore Laws  Constitution  Statutes /Acts  400 different statutes  Each Act is given it’s own chapter number. (‘cap’ for short)  E.g. Companies Act, Cap 50  Subsidiary Legislation  Acts deal with broad legal principles. Subsids deal with details such as procedures, admin matters, technical standards, etc.  E.g. Companies (Application of Bankruptcy Act Provisions) Regulations, Cap 50, Section 411 Legislation
  3. 3. Where can I locate Singapore laws?  Singapore Statutes Online  LawNet
  4. 4. Locating a Singapore Act  Legal Profession Act (Cap 161) s2  Singapore Statutes Online Singapore Statutes Online http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/
  5. 5. Locating subsidiary legislation Legal Profession (Qualified Persons) Rules, (Cap 161, R15, 2002 Rev Ed) Rule 2 and First Schedule
  6. 6. E-mail: Library@smu.edu.sg Questions? © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved

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