Long Title

Enacting Formula

Part I AMENDMENTS RELATING TO certain Court PROCEEDINGS

Part II AMENDMENTS TO OTHER WRITTEN LAWS

FIRST SCHEDULE Amendments to Change Process for Making Applications to Court under Certain Written Laws

SECOND SCHEDULE New Fourth Schedule to Parliamentary Elections Act

THIRD SCHEDULE New Part X of Women’s Charter

FOURTH SCHEDULE Amendments to Certain Written Laws to Rename Prerogative Orders and Writs Referred to Therein

FIFTH SCHEDULE Amendments to Change Certain Expressions Used in Relation to Court Proceedings

FOURTH SCHEDULE
Amendments to Certain Written Laws to Rename Prerogative Orders and Writs Referred to Therein
First column
 
Second column
(1) Administration of Muslim Law Act
(Chapter 3, 1999 Ed.)
 
In section 56A, delete the words “certiorari, prohibition, mandamus” and substitute the words “any Quashing Order, Prohibiting Order, Mandatory Order”.
 
 
 
(2) Charities Act
(Chapter 37, 1995 Ed.)
 
In section 40(2), delete paragraph (a) and substitute the following paragraph:
(a)  an application for a Mandatory Order, a Prohibiting Order or a Quashing Order;”.
 
 
 
(3) Children and Young Persons Act
(Chapter 38, 2001 Ed.)
 
In section 75, delete the words “writ of habeas corpus” and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
 
(4) Civil Law Act
(Chapter 43, 1999 Ed.)
 
In section 4(10), delete the word “mandamus” and substitute the words “Mandatory Order”.
 
 
 
(5) Criminal Procedure Code
(Chapter 68, 1985 Ed.)
 
(a) In section 263(4), delete the words “an order of mandamus” and substitute the words “a Mandatory Order”.
 
 
(b) Delete the heading to Chapter XXXIII and substitute the following heading:
ORDER FOR REVIEW OF DETENTION”.
 
 
(c) In section 327 —
 
 
(i) delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” in the last line of subsection (1) and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”; and
 
 
(ii) delete the words “writ of habeas corpus” in the marginal note and substitute the words “Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(d) In section 328, delete the words “in nature of habeas corpus” in the marginal note and substitute the words “for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(e) In section 335, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
 
(6) Extradition Act
(Chapter 103, 2000 Ed.)
 
(a) In section 12, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” in subsections (1) and (2) (b) and substitute in each case the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(b) In section 13, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(c) In section 26, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(d) In section 27, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” in subsections (1) and (2) (b) and substitute in each case the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
(e) In section 28, delete the words “a writ of habeas corpus” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
 
(7) Immigration Act
(Chapter 133, 1997 Ed.)
 
In section 39A(2) —
 
 
(a) delete paragraph (a) and substitute the following paragraph:
(a)  an application for a Mandatory Order, a Prohibiting Order or a Quashing Order;”; and
 
 
 
 
 
(b) delete paragraph (c) and substitute the following paragraph:
(c)  an Order for Review of Detention; and”.
 
 
 
(8) Industrial Relations Act
(Chapter 136, 2004 Ed.)
 
In section 47(2), delete the words “certiorari, prohibition, mandamus” and substitute the words “any Quashing Order, Prohibiting Order, Mandatory Order”.
 
 
 
(9) Internal Security Act
(Chapter 143, 1985 Ed.)
 
In section 8A —
 
 
(a) delete paragraph (a) and substitute the following paragraph:
(a)  an application for a Mandatory Order, a Prohibiting Order or a Quashing Order;”; and
 
 
(b) delete paragraph (c) and substitute the following paragraph:
(c)  an Order for Review of Detention; and”.
 
 
 
(10) Prisons Act
(Chapter 247, 2000 Ed.)
 
In section 50, delete the words “writ of habeas corpus” and substitute the words “an Order for Review of Detention”.
 
 
 
(11) Singapore Armed Forces Act
(Chapter 295, 2000 Ed.)
 
In section 96, delete the word “certiorari” and substitute the words “a Quashing Order”.
 
 
 
(12) Supreme Court of Judicature Act
(Chapter 322, 1999 Ed.)
 
In the First Schedule, delete paragraph 1 and substitute the following paragraph:
Prerogative orders
1.  Power to issue to any person or authority any direction, order or writ for the enforcement of any right conferred by any written law or for any other purpose, including the following prerogative orders:
(a)
a Mandatory Order (formerly known as mandamus);
(b)
a Prohibiting Order (formerly known as a prohibition);
(c)
a Quashing Order (formerly known as certiorari); and
(d)
an Order for Review of Detention (formerly known as a writ of habeas corpus).”.