Introduction

This blog is written by Ms Gloria James-Civetta and Amarjit Singh, Advocates & Solicitors in Singapore.

Ms James has 18 years of Practicing Experience and serves as Vice Chairman of the Law Society of Singapore Criminal Practice Committee. Gloria has been closely involved in the ongoing changes which are currently taking place in criminal law litigation procedures.

Mr Singh has extensive experience in Criminal Law from the early 1990s as a Senior Officer with the Ministry of Home Affairs and later as an Assistant Public Prosecutor with the Attorney-General-s Chambers. Amarjit made regular court appearances and prosecuted offenders under the Penal Code, Misuse of Drugs Act, Prevention of Corruption Act, and the Road Traffic Act, amongst others. Amarjit has experience in trial litigation. He is also a member of the Law Society of Singapore Criminal Practice Committee.

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Criminal Force And Assault (Molest)

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Criminal force and assault (Molest) In Singapore, the offence of Criminal Force and Assault is governed by the Penal Code, Chapter 224. Criminal force: According to Section 350, a person uses Criminal Force on another, if he/she uses force on another person with the intention to cause the person to commit an offence or intention [...]...

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Income Tax Evasion

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Income Tax Evasion   Income tax evasion is governed by the Income Tax Act. It requires an intention to evade income tax as well as one of five following forms of physical conduct: Omitting income that should be included in a tax return Making a false statement in a tax return Giving a false answer [...]...

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Criminal Defamation

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  What is criminal defamation?   Defamation is defined and governed under Section 499 of Singapore’s Penal Code. It is defined as words that are either spoken or read or any visible representations that intends to harm the reputation of a person. It can be directed at a person or a company, and it is [...]...

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