crimes affecting public peace

Littering & Jaywalking

Are the offences of littering and jaywalking commonly policed? If yes, what is the punishment? Littering and Jaywalking are one of Singapore’s most common offences committed. However, we don’t often see the Police arresting people for such offences Littering is commonly policed. In 2012, 7,800 litterbugs were caught. First-time offenders who discard minor litter such …

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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 consequences …

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