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Enacting Formula

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II CRIMINAL JURISDICTION OF SUBORDINATE COURTS

Part III POWERS OF ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND PUBLIC PROSECUTOR

Part IV INFORMATION TO POLICE AND POWERS OF INVESTIGATION

Division 1 — Duties of police officer on receiving information about offences

Division 2 — Search and seizure

Part V PREVENTION OF OFFENCES

Division 1 — Security for keeping peace and for good behaviour

Division 2 — Proceedings following order to provide security

Division 3 — Unlawful assemblies

Division 4 — Preventive action of police

Part VI ARREST AND BAIL AND PROCESSES TO COMPEL APPEARANCE

Division 1 — Arrest without warrant

Division 2 — Arrest with warrant

Division 3 — General provisions for arrests with or without warrant

Division 4 — Proclamation and attachment

Division 5 — Bails and bonds

Division 6 — Notice to attend court and bonds to appear in court

Division 7 — Surrender of travel document and requirement to remain in Singapore

Division 8 — Summons to appear in court

Part VII THE CHARGE

Part VIII INITIATION OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS AND COMPLAINT TO MAGISTRATE

Part IX PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURES IN THE SUBORDINATE COURTS

Division 1 — General matters

Division 2 — Criminal case disclosure procedures

Division 3 — Non-compliance with Division 2

Division 4 — Where criminal case disclosure procedures do not apply

Part X PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURES IN HIGH COURT

Division 1 — General matters

Division 2 — Committal procedures for cases triable by High Court

Division 3 — Supplementary provisions to committal procedures

Division 4 — Non-compliance with certain requirements in Division 2

Division 5 — Transmission proceedings

Division 6 — Non-compliance with certain requirements in Division 5

Part XI GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO PRE-TRIAL AND PLEAD GUILTY PROCEDURES IN ALL COURTS

Division 1 — General pre-trial procedures

Division 2 — When accused pleads guilty electronically

Division 3 — Plead guilty procedures

Part XII PROCEDURE AT TRIAL IN ALL COURTS

Part XIII GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS IN COURTS

Division 1 — General provisions

Division 2 — Transfer of cases

Division 3 — Compounding of offences

Division 4 — Previous acquittals or convictions

Division 5 — Proceedings relating to persons of unsound mind

Part XIV EVIDENCE AND WITNESSES

Division 1 — Preliminary

Division 2 — Admissibility of certain types of evidence

Division 3 — Ancillary hearing

Division 4 — Special provisions relating to recording of evidence

Division 5 — Witnesses

Part XV JUDGMENT

Part XVI SENTENCES

Division 1 — Sentences in general

Division 2 — Sentence of caning

Division 3 — Suspensions, remissions and commutations of sentences

Part XVII COMMUNITY SENTENCES

Part XVIII COMPENSATION AND COSTS

Part XIX DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY

Part XX APPEALS, POINTS RESERVED, REVISIONS AND CRIMINAL MOTIONS

Division 1 — Appeals

Division 2 — Points reserved

Division 3 — Revision of proceedings before Subordinate Courts

Division 4 — Revision of orders made at criminal case disclosure conference

Division 5 — Criminal motions

Part XXI SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

Division 1 — Proceedings in case of certain offences affecting administration of justice

Division 2 — Special proceedings — Order for review of detention

Part XXII MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST SCHEDULE Tabular Statement of Offences under the Penal Code

SECOND SCHEDULE Laws to Which Criminal Case Disclosure Procedures Apply

THIRD SCHEDULE Offences to Which Transmission Procedures Apply

FOURTH SCHEDULE Offences That May be Compounded by Victim

FIFTH SCHEDULE Types of Work

SIXTH SCHEDULE Consequential and Related Amendments to Other Written Laws

 
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FOURTH SCHEDULE
Offences That May be Compounded by Victim
Part I
Offences under Penal Code (Cap. 224)
First column
Second column
Third column
Fourth column
Item No.
Section
Offence
When compoundable/ By whom compoundable
Chapter V — Abetment
1.
109
Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment
Compoundable by the victim if this Code or any other written law under which the offence is committed provides for the offence abetted to be compoundable by the victim
2.
110
Abetment of any offence, if the person abetted does the act with a different intention from that of the abettor
Ditto
3.
111
Abetment of any offence, when one act is abetted and a different act is done; subject to the proviso
Ditto
4.
113
Abetment of any offence, when an effect is caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor
Ditto
5.
114
Abetment of any offence, if the abettor is present when offence is committed
Ditto
6.
115
Abetment of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, if the offence is not committed in consequence of the abetment
Ditto
7.
115
If an act which causes harm is done in consequence of the abetment
Ditto
8.
116
Abetment of an offence punishable with imprisonment, if the offence is not committed in consequence of the abetment
Ditto
9.
116
If the abettor or the person abetted is a public servant whose duty it is to prevent the offence
Ditto
10.
117
Abetting the commission of an offence by the public, or by more than 10 persons
Ditto
11.
118
Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, if the offence is committed
Ditto
12.
118
If the offence is not committed
Ditto
13.
119
A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty to prevent, if the offence is committed
Ditto
14.
119
If the offence is punishable with death or imprisonment for life
Ditto
15.
119
If the offence is not committed
Ditto
16.
119
If the offence is punishable with death or imprisonment for life but is not committed
Ditto
17.
120
Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment, if the offence is committed
Ditto
18.
120
If the offence is not committed
Ditto
Chapter XV — Offences relating to religion
19.
298
Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing, or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person or causes any matter however represented to be seen or heard by that person, with intention to wound his religious or racial feeling
Compoundable by the person whose religious or racial feeling is intended to be wounded
Chapter XVI — Offences affecting the human body
20.
323
Voluntarily causing hurt
Compoundable by the person hurt
21.
334
Voluntarily causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation
Ditto
22.
335
Causing grievous hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation
Ditto
23.
337( a)
Causing hurt by a rash act which endangers human life, etc.
Ditto
24.
337( b)
Causing hurt by a negligent act which endangers human life, etc.
Ditto
25.
338( a)
Causing grievous hurt by a rash act which endangers human life, etc.
Ditto
26.
338( b)
Causing grievous hurt by a negligent act which endangers human life, etc.
Ditto
27.
341
Wrongfully restraining any person
Compoundable by the person wrongfully restrained
28.
342
Wrongfully confining any person
Compoundable by the person wrongfully confined
29.
352
Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation
Compoundable by the person assaulted or to whom force was used
30.
354(1)
Assault or use of criminal force to a person with intent to outrage modesty
Ditto
31.
355
Assault or use of criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation
Ditto
32.
358
Assault or use of criminal force on grave and sudden provocation
Ditto
33.
374
Unlawful compulsory labour
Compoundable by the person compelled to labour
Chapter XVII — Offences against property
34.
426
Mischief
Compoundable by the private person who suffers loss or damage
35.
427
Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of $500 or upwards
Ditto
36.
447
Criminal trespass
Compoundable by the person in possession of the property trespassed upon
37.
448
House-trespass
Ditto
Chapter XXI — Defamation
38.
500
Defamation
Compoundable by the person defamed
39.
501
Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory
Ditto
40.
502
Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter
Ditto
Chapter XXII — Criminal intimidation, insult and annoyance
41.
504
Insult intended to provoke a breach of the peace
Compoundable by the person insulted
42.
506
Criminal intimidation except where threat is to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.
Compoundable by the person intimidated
43.
509
Uttering any word or making any gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman, etc.
Compoundable by the woman insulted
Chapter XXIII — Attempts to commit offences
44.
511
Attempting (where no express provision is made by the Penal Code or by other written law) to commit offences punishable with imprisonment or fine or with a combination of such punishments (other than imprisonment for life), and in such attempt doing any act towards the commission of the offence
Compoundable by the victim if this Code or any other written law under which the attempted offence is committed provides for the attempted offence to be compoundable by the victim
45.
511
If the attempted offence is punishable with imprisonment for life
Ditto
Part II
Offences under Miscellaneous Offences
(Public Order and Nuisance) Act (Cap. 184)
First column
Second column
Third column
Fourth column
Item No.
Section
Offence
Explanatory Note
Part II — Offences against public order and nuisance
46.
11(1)( a)
Nuisance — affixing or causing to be affixed any advertisement, etc., or writing, defacing or marking on any building, wall or fence being private property
Compoundable by the owner or the occupier of the private property
47.
11(1)( c)
Nuisance — obstructing or causing trouble or inconvenience to any person bathing at any place set aside as a bathing place
Compoundable by the person obstructed, etc.
48.
11(1)( g)
Nuisance — setting on or urging any dog or other animal to attack, worry or put in fear any person
Compoundable by the person attacked, worried or put in fear
49.
12(1)( b)
Offences relating to animals — allowing animal to stray upon, or tethers or pickets any animal on land in possession of any private person
Compoundable by the owner of lawful occupier of land
50.
13A
Intentional harassment, alarm or distress
Compoundable by the person harassed, alarmed or distressed
51.
13C
Fear or provocation of violence
Compoundable by the person towards whom threatening, abusive or insulting words were used, or to whom threatening, abusive or insulting writing, sign or other visible representation was distributed or displayed
52.
17
Penalty for depositing corpse or dying person in any private place
Compoundable by the owner of the private place
Part V — Touting
53.
32
Touting for business
Compoundable by the person solicited