Introduction

The Singapore Criminal Lawyer Blog is written by Ms Gloria James-Civetta and Mr Amarjit Singh, both Specialist Criminal Law practitioners of Singapore law firm Gloria James-Civetta & Co.

The Blog covers the whole Criminal Law Procedure in Singapore, from being arrested and charged in court, to crimes & punishment. This valuable information will enable you to better understand the Singapore Criminal Law System.

Individuals facing criminal charges should seek proper professional guidance that can only be provided by a Specialist Crime Lawyer.

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Protection From Harassment Bill |Remedies

Posted by admin in Harassment & Protection

The Protection from Harassment Act 2014 provides various remedies for victims of harassment. A range of self-help measures, civil remedies and criminal sanctions are available to better protect people from harassment and related anti-social behavior. Civil remedies could range from application to court for protection orders, to bringing a civil act...

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Constitutional Rights of an Arrested Person

Posted by admin in Arrest

An arrested person has two fundamental rights that are enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Article 9). FIRST, where a person is arrested, he shall be informed as soon as may be of the grounds of his arrest and shall be allowed to consult and be defended by a legal practitioner (lawyer) [...]...

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Is my Arrest Lawful? What can I do if I have been Unlawfully Arrested?

Posted by admin in Arrest

In most cases where an arrest is carried out illegally or unlawfully, this does not affect the charge against the accused. However, the accused can choose to seek civil or disciplinary action against the arresting authorities. 1. CIVIL REMEDIES The civil remedies available to the accused lie primarily in the torts of false imprisonment or [...]...

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