410. When any such offence as is described in section 175, 178, 179, 180 or 228 of the Penal Code (Cap. 224) is committed in the view or presence of any civil or criminal court other than the High Court, the court may cause the offender to be detained in custody and at any time before the rising of the court on the same day may, if it thinks fit, take cognizance of the offence and sentence the offender to a fine not exceeding $500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both.
—(1) In every case referred to in section 410, the court shall record the facts constituting the offence with the statement, if any, made by the offender as well as the finding and sentence.
412. If the court in any case considers that a person accused of any of the offences referred to in section 410 and committed in its view or presence may be better dealt with by ordinary process of law, the court, after recording the facts constituting the offence and the statement of the accused as provided in section 411, may direct the accused to be prosecuted and may require security to be given for the appearance of the accused before a Magistrate’s Court or, if sufficient security is not given, may take that person under custody to a Magistrate’s Court.
413. When any court has under section 410 adjudged an offender to punishment for refusing or omitting to do anything which he was lawfully required to do or for any intentional insult or interruption, the court may, in its discretion, discharge the offender or remit the punishment or any part of it on his submission to the order or requisition of the court or on apology being made to its satisfaction.
—(1) If any witness before a criminal court refuses to answer such questions as are put to him or to produce any document in his possession or power which the court requires him to produce and does not offer any reasonable excuse for such refusal, that court may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, sentence him to imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 days unless in the meantime he consents to be examined and to answer or to produce the document.
—(1) Any person sentenced by any court under this Division may appeal to the High Court.
(2) Division 1 of Part XX shall, so far as it is applicable, apply to appeals under this section and the appellate court may alter or reverse the finding or reduce, alter or reverse the sentence appealed against.
—(1) Any person —
who is detained in any prison within the limits of Singapore on a warrant of extradition under any law for the time being in force in Singapore relating to the extradition of fugitive offenders;
who is alleged to be illegally or improperly detained in public or private custody within those limits; or
who claims to be brought before the court to be dealt with according to law,
may apply to the High Court for an order for review of detention.
(2) On an application by a person detained on a warrant of extradition, the High Court shall call upon the Public Prosecutor, the committing Magistrate and the foreign Government to show cause why the order for review of detention should not be made.
(3) Notice of the application together with copies of all the evidence used on the application shall be served on the Public Prosecutor.
418. The High Court may, whenever it thinks fit, order that a prisoner detained in any prison within the limits of Singapore shall be —
admitted to bail;
brought before a court martial; or
removed from one custody to another for the purpose of trial or for any other purpose which the Court thinks proper.
—(1) Every application for a prisoner detained in custody to be brought before a court martial for trial shall be in the form of a letter addressed by either the registrar of the military courts or the president of that court martial, stating the purpose for which the court martial has been assembled and also stating where the prisoner is detained in custody and when, where and for what purpose he is required to be produced.
(2) The Registrar of the Supreme Court shall submit the letter as soon as possible after the receipt thereof to, and obtain the order thereon of, a Judge of the High Court.
(3) If an order is made under this section, it shall be drawn up with a direction that a warrant shall be issued accordingly and the warrant shall be prepared and signed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court and countersigned by the Judge who made the order and sealed with the seal of the High Court.
(4) The warrant when issued shall be forwarded by the Registrar of the Supreme Court to the officer in charge of the prison in which the prisoner is confined.
—(1) Every application to remove a prisoner from one custody to another for the purpose of trial or for any other purpose shall be made to the High Court or a Judge of the High Court and shall be supported by an affidavit stating —
where the prisoner is detained in custody;
to what other custody it is proposed to remove him; and
the reason for the change of custody.
(2) If an order is made for the removal of a prisoner from one custody to another for the purpose of trial or for any other purpose, the order shall be drawn up with a direction that a warrant shall be issued accordingly.
(3) The warrant shall be prepared and signed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court and countersigned by the Judge who made the order and sealed with the seal of the High Court.
422. No appeal shall lie from an order directing or refusing to direct the issue of an order for review of detention or from an order made under section 418 but the High Court or Judge of the High Court may at any time adjourn the hearing for the decision of a Court consisting of 3 or more Judges.