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Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND NUISANCE

Part III OTHER OFFENCES

Part IV VAGRANCY

Part V TOUTING

Part VI FRAUDULENT POSSESSION OF PROPERTY

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS

Legislative History

 
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On 23/10/2017, you requested the version in force on 23/10/2017 incorporating all amendments published on or before 23/10/2017. The closest version currently available is that of 01/06/2015.
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PART V
TOUTING
Touting for business
32.  Any person in any public road, public place, place of public resort or vehicle on a public road who, in connection with any trade or business (whether or not carried on by that person), solicits any other person persistently or in any manner as to cause or be likely to cause annoyance to that other person shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not less than $1,000 and not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.
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Touting in public offices
33.
—(1)  Any person who in any public office, or in the vicinity thereof, solicits to offer or loiters for the purpose of offering in connection with the public office his services to any one or more persons having business at that public office or any other public office (whether or not the services so offered relate to the business) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.
(2)  Subsection (1) shall not apply to —
(a)
any officer specifically appointed to advise the public on the business carried on in a public office; and
(b)
any person who is licensed under any written law or is otherwise authorised to act as a petition writer.
(3)  In this section, “public office” means any court and Government office or department.
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Seizable offence
34.  Every offence under this Part shall be deemed to be a seizable offence within the meaning of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68).
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