Tag Archives: High Court

S’PORE HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER M RAVI CROWDFUNDS TO CHALLENGE PAP GOVT IN COURT

I just received the Notice from the Malaysian High Court that the Pre Trial Hearing for the EPS Challenge in Malaysia is fixed on 5th July 2017. I will attend the hearing with Malaysian lawyer Selva Barathy to obtain the relevant court directions to hear the case. I have decided to just focus on the EPS challenge for now in london, Singapore and Malaysia all of which has huge implications to Singapore as I have tried my level best to explain and elucidate in all my fb posts and live broadcasts. i estimate the potential total cost orders against me in the event I lose in Singapore will be in the range of $100,000.

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DR TAN CHENG BOCK FILES HIGH COURT MOTION AGAINST WEE KIM WEE AS 1ST ELECTED PRESIDENT

I would like to announce that this morning, the High Court accepted my application (HC/OS 495/2017), which seeks the Court’s determination on whether a piece of legislation (section 22 Presidential Elections (Amendment) Act 6 of 2017 which counted President Wee Kim Wee as the first Elected Presidency term for the purposes of calling a Reserved Election), is consistent with our Constitution (Articles 19B(1) and 164(1) which introduced the mechanism of a Reserved Election into our Constitution). Since this is a matter of national importance, I sought to find the legal answer and consulted the best constitutional lawyer I could find. He is Queen’s Counsel Lord David Pannick.

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NS DEFAULTER SHOULD BE GIVEN HARSHER JAIL SENTENCES

I can never understand why there are still cases of people defaulting over their NS call ups. NS is not as tough and soul destroying as they used to be. Nowadays, new recruits are treated so well, I wonder if they eve know the meaning of tough training anymore. The High Court's act of raising the jail terms of three NS defaulters yesterday was a totally good move. These defaulters should be told in no uncertain terms via their sentences that NS is not to be taken lightly, and that if they default, then the least they can expect is a jail term as long as the time they spent out of their obligatory National Service.

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APPEALS JUDGE DOUBLES SENTENCE FOR MAID WHO ABUSED BEDRIDDEN BOY

Although Kusrini was instructed to only place the suction cap outside the boy's nose and lips, she placed the suction cap inside the boy's mouth, which caused it to get lodged in the boy's throat when it accidentally was detached from the tube. She tried to fish out the cap from his mouth, persisting for 8 minutes even though her hand was covered in his blood.

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RECKLESS DRIVERS SHOULD BE FACING JAIL, NOT FINES

Interesting news about prosecutors urging the High Court to lay down guidelines to be more strict in cases where serious damage or injuries occur as a result of dangerous driving. The prosecution are asking for jail terms to be meted out to those reckless drivers who cause serious accidents. I feel this is about time something like this is addressed by the courts. There are now more and more reckless drivers. There may be cases where their impatience caused them to drive recklessly, and thus endangering the lives of others on the roads. It is these reckless drivers that should be punished more severely for their dangerous driving.

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AGC APPEAL COULD UP KONG HEE & CHC SENTENCES TO 20 YEARS

The Attorney-General's Chambers' decision to file a criminal reference to the Supreme Court could redefine all future sentences for church and charity leaders in Singapore and see Kong Hee and the other City Harvest Church leaders' sentences increased to up to 20 years, say law experts.

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LAWYER EXPLAINS WHY CHC SENTENCES LESS THAN MAN WHO STOLE FROM MOSQUE

When the High Court halved the sentences of City Harvest Church leaders in its recent judgement, Singapore's social media exploded with anger and disbelief. Many netizens felt that the court was being too lenient to founding pastor Kong Hee and his management team, who embezzled over $50 million in church funds to fund his wife's lavish pop star lifestyle in the United States.

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HIGH COURT: MINDEF CAN’T USE PROTECTION FROM HARASSMENT ACT BECAUSE IT IS NOT A PERSON

This morning, the Singapore High Court ruled that the Ministry of Defence ("Mindef") cannot use the Protection from Harassment Act as it is not a "person" under the Act. Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon hence allowed the appeal by Dr Ting Choon Meng and TOC (Terry Xu, Howard Lee, Andrew Loh, Choo Zheng Xi and Lee Song Kwang) against the decision of District Judge Bala Reddy, which had earlier held that Mindef could use the Act in such a manner.

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