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MHA TO REVIEW SAFETY GUIDELINES OF BUILDINGS AGAINST TERRORISM

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is working with the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Building and Construction Authority and Urban Redevelopment Authority - to update current guidelines on security guidelines for building owner. The current guidelines, called "Guidelines for Enhancing Building Security in Singapore" is a 138-page document sets out security measures such as using an anti-ramming perimeter line or blast-resistant structural materials. It was published in 2005 and updated in 2010. The guidelines were not compulsory. Security consultants estimate that less than 10 per cent of buildings here comply with MHA's existing recommendations.

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