court of appeal

TAN CHENG BOCK'S APPEAL TO BE HEARD THIS MTH SO IT WON'T AFFECT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Dr Tan Cheng Bock stands by his decision to appeal against the dismissal of his constitutional challenge: "my lawyers have advised that the Judge may have misconstrued the relevant Constitutional provisions. I have therefore filed an appeal to the Court of Appeal (CA No. 124 of 2017) to review the Court decision". The appeal will likely be heard on the week of 25 July 2017.

Filed Under: 

WP: MINLAW'S REPLY DID NOT ADDRESS TWO KEY POINTS

We refer to the Ministry of Law’s reply on 22 January 2017 to our press statement on the Protection from Harassment Act.

The Ministry of Law stated that it does not intend to amend the POHA to protect itself from harassment. We welcome this statement.

However the Ministry has not stated if it will amend the POHA or introduce new laws to protect itself from false information.

Filed Under: 

WP CAUTIONS AGAINST AMENDING POHA TO PROTECT GOVT FROM HARASSMENT

The Workers’ Party welcomes the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Attorney-General v Ting Choon Meng that government agencies such as MINDEF do not fall under the legal definition of “persons” under Section 15 of the Protection from Harassment Act (POHA).

However, we are concerned by the Ministry of Law’s response to the ruling, which suggests that the Government is looking into taking further action on the matter.

Filed Under: 

LGBT GROUPS: WE DISAGREE WITH THE COURT'S INSISTENCE ON MAKING GAY SEX A CRIME

Community groups representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on Thursday (Oct 30) called the ruling by the Court of Appeal on Section 377A of the Penal Code "a narrow interpretation" and "unacceptable". This comes a day after the nation's highest court ruled that a law which criminalises sex between men is constitutional, and did not infringe on the rights of the people who filed two separate appeal - Kenneth Chee Mun-Leon, Gary Lim Meng Suang, and Tan Eng Hong.

Filed Under: 

Court of Appeal overturns order for journalist to reveal sources

SINGAPORE — The Court of Appeal yesterday allowed a veteran journalist to withhold the source or sources from which he had obtained a confidential audit report on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), overturning an earlier court order for him to reveal who he got the document from. The highest court in the land also ruled that any pre-action interrogatory procedure should be allowed only after a court had taken a multi-factorial view and questioned whether it is just for the applicant to secure the information sought even before any proceedings are commenced.

Filed Under: 

Pages

Advertisement
Subscribe to RSS - court of appeal