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ALL OVERSEAS SG MALE REQUIRED TO PUT UP $75,000 NS BOND, PR NOT REQUIRED

For male citizens above 16.5 years of age who have not enlisted for NS, their parents need to furnish a bond in the form of a banker’s guarantee of $75,000, or 50 per cent of the combined annual gross income of both parents for the preceding year, if their son remains overseas for a period. If that is the case, shouldn’t the Government impose similar measures for the parents of male PRs as well? As a matter of fairness and for our country’s security, the Government must review the existing policies to make the parents of male PRs liable if their sons do not fulfil their NS obligations.

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