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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Sentencing process in criminal cases

Posted by admin in Criminal

At the beginning of sentencing, the prosecutor informs the court of any criminal convictions. If there is, conviction is read out which is then disputed or confirmed by the offender. The prosecutor will then state the appropriate sentences for the offences. In doing so, the prosecutor will highlight the aggravating facts and also look at [...]...

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Protection from Harassment Bill

Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The Singapore government passed the Protection from Harassment Bill this year with the aim of enhancing protection of Singaporeans from anti-social behaviour in both the real world and cyberspace. Currently, acts of harassment is protected by the common law and sections 13A-13D of the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance Act). The new ...

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Affray

Posted by admin in Affray

  The definition of Affray is defined under Section 267A of the Penal Code: 267A “Where 2 or more persons disturb the public peace by fighting in a public place, they are said to “commit an affray”.” The offence of Affray usually consists of a scuffle or tussle between 2 or more persons with the [...]...

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