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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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Insert, immediately after the words “the Second Schedule may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
2. Administration of Muslim Law Act
(Chapter 3, 2009 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “Chapter XXXII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (e) and substitute the words “Division 1 of Part XXI of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
3. Animals and Birds Act
(Chapter 7, 2002 Ed.)
 
Delete subsection (2) and substitute the following subsection:
(2)  For the purpose of section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, on receiving the complaint in writing and signed by the Director-General or an authorised officer, the Magistrate must proceed to issue a summons or warrant in accordance with section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.
 
 
4. Arms and Explosives Act
(Chapter 13, 2003 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “written sanction” in subsection (1) and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” wherever it appears in subsections (2), (3) and (4) and substitute in each case the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent”.
 
 
5. Banishment Act
(Chapter 18, 1985 Ed.)
 
Section 8(4)
(i) Delete the words “section 43 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 116 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
 
 
6. Banking Act
(Chapter 19, 2008 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Attorney-General” in the section heading and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
7. Betting Act
(Chapter 21, 1985 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 5(6)
(i) Delete the words “section 352 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 93 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
(i) Delete the words “section 74 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 44 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
 
 
8. Broadcasting Act
(Chapter 28, 2003 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
9. Casino Control Act
(Chapter 33A, 2007 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
(2A)  For the purposes of subsection (2), when an inspector or authorised person who is not a police officer is exercising the powers of a police officer under that subsection, he shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
10. Census Act
(Chapter 35, 1991 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “previous sanction, in writing, of the Attorney-General” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
11. Central Provident Fund Act
(Chapter 36, 2001 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete subsection (4) and substitute the following subsection:
(4)  On an accused person appearing before a court in pursuance of such a notice, the court shall proceed as though he were produced before the court in pursuance of section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 136 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (6)(a) and substitute the words “section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
12. Charities Act
(Chapter 37, 2007 Ed.)
 
Section 47A
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “with the consent of the Attorney-General”.
 
 
13. Children and Young Persons Act
(Chapter 38, 2001 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “written sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the words “take cognizance of” in the section heading and substitute the word “try”.
Delete the words “section 13 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsections (1)(k) and (7)(b) and substitute in each case the words “section 305 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
14. Chit Funds Act
(Chapter 39, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
15. Cinematograph Film Hire Duty Act
(Chapter 40, 2001 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 13(4)
Delete the words “section 33 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 65 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Insert, immediately after the words “Director-General or”, the words “with the consent of”.
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
17. Civil Defence Act
(Chapter 42, 2001 Ed.)
 
Renumber the section as subsection (1) of that section, and insert immediately thereafter the following subsection:
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), when a provost officer is exercising the powers of a police officer under the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the provost officer shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
18. Civil Defence Shelter Act
(Chapter 42A, 1998 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “the regulations may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
19. Commodity Trading Act
(Chapter 48A, 2009 Ed.)
 
Delete the word “Attorney-General” in paragraphs (a) and (b) and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
20. Common Gaming Houses Act
(Chapter 49, 1985 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “Chapter VII of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “Divisions 1 and 2 of Part V of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
21. Community Mediation Centres Act
(Chapter 49A, 1998 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “takes cognizance of an offence upon receiving a complaint made by a private person under section 128 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “receives a complaint made by a private person under section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “Schedule A to the Criminal Procedure Code” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “the First Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
22. Companies Act
(Chapter 50, 2006 Ed.)
 
Section 409(1)
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
23. Competition Act
(Chapter 50B, 2006 Ed.)
 
Section 91A(1)
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
24. Computer Misuse Act
(Chapter 50A, 2007 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 125A of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 39 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 15A(2)
Delete the words “sections 125A and 125B of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “sections 39 and 40 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
25. Consumer Protection (Trade Descriptions and Safety Requirements) Act
(Chapter 53, 1985 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 403 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 360 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
26. Control of Essential Supplies Act
(Chapter 55, 1985 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “under this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
27. Control of Vectors and Pesticides Act
(Chapter 59, 2002 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “section 136 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (3) and substitute the words “section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 136 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (5)(a) and substitute the words “section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
28. Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act
(Chapter 65A, 2000 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 13(5)
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
Delete the words “section 224 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 319 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Delete the words “officially informed under section 122(6) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “informed under section 23(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(d) Section 22(4)
Delete the words “section 224 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “section 319 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” in subsection (1) and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears in subsection (2)(a) and (b) and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
(f) Section 53(1)
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
29. Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act
(Chapter 67, 2000 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 14 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “section 310 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
30. Currency Act
(Chapter 69, 2002 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
31. Customs Act
(Chapter 70, 2004 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the word “under this Act, may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
32. Dangerous Fireworks Act
(Chapter 72, 1999 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 6(2)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
 
(i) Delete the words “prior sanction in writing of the Attorney-General” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
34. Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
(Chapter 91A, 2009 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “appear in court and”, the words “may, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(b) Section 21G(1)
Delete the words “section 386(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “section 364(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Repeal and substitute the following section:
Complaint by employment inspector
24.  For the purpose of section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, on receiving the complaint in writing and signed by any employment inspector, the Magistrate must proceed to issue a summons or warrant in accordance with section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.
 
 
35. Endangered Species
(Import and Export) Act
(Chapter 92A, 2008 Ed.)
 
Delete subsection (2) and substitute the following subsection:
(2)  For the purpose of section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, on receiving the complaint in writing and signed by the Director-General or an authorised officer, the Magistrate must proceed to issue a summons or warrant in accordance with section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.
 
 
36. Enlistment Act
(Chapter 93, 2001 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “sections 35 and 36 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 67 and 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
37. Entertainments Duty Act
(Chapter 94, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “section 33 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 65 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
38. Environmental Public Health Act
(Chapter 95, 2002 Ed.)
 
Section 21A(3)
Delete the words “section 18 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 307(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
39. Evidence Act
(Chapter 97, 1997 Ed.)
 
Repeal.
(b) Section 122(5)
Delete the words “section 373 or 374 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 265 or 266 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
40. Extradition Act
(Chapter 103, 2000 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after subsection (6), the following subsection:
(6A)  Every District Judge and Magistrate shall have the jurisdiction to hear a case and commit a fugitive to prison to await his return under this Act.”.
 
 
41. Finance Companies Act
(Chapter 108, 2000 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “under the direction of, the Attorney-General” and substitute the words “with the consent of, the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
42. Fire Safety Act
(Chapter 109A, 2000 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
43. Free Trade Zones Act
(Chapter 114, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “section 9 may” in paragraph (a), the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
(ii) Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may” in paragraph (b), the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
44. Goods and Services Tax Act
(Chapter 117A, 2005 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “at the instance, or with the sanction,” and substitute the words “with the consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
45. Housing and Development Act
(Chapter 129, 2004 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “under this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
 
(i) Delete the words “save by or under the direction” and substitute the words “except with the consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
47. Immigration Act
(Chapter 133, 2008 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 6(3)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 11A(6)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “appear in court and” in subsection (2), the words “may, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
(ii) Insert, immediately after subsection (3), the following subsection:
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (3), when an immigration officer is exercising the powers of a police officer under the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the immigration officer shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
(e) Section 51(4)
Delete the words “sections 35 and 36 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 67 and 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (1)(ia)(A) and (iii) and substitute in each case the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsections (1A) and (1B) and substitute in each case the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
48. Infectious Diseases Act
(Chapter 137, 2003 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 23(6)
Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
(b) Section 25(1)
Delete the words “section 22 or 121 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (ba) and substitute the words “section 22 or 424 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
49. Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore Act
(Chapter 138A, 1993 Ed.)
 
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “those Acts may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “with the consent of the Attorney-General”.
 
 
50. Inquiries Act
(Chapter 139A, 2008 Ed.)
 
The Schedule, paragraph 9(2)
Delete the words “Chapter XIII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in sub-paragraph (a) and substitute the words “Division 1 of Part IV (other than section 20) and sections 34, 39, 40, 111, 258, 260, 261 and 280 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
51. Institute of Technical Education Act
(Chapter 141A, 1993 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
 
Insert, immediately after the words “the Third Schedule may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
53. Internal Security Act
(Chapter 143, 1985 Ed.)
 
Repeal and substitute the following section:
Medical officers of armed forces to be regarded as pathologist or medical practitioner under supervision of pathologist
68.  The provisions of the Coroners Act 2010 shall, in respect of any inquiries into any death in any security area, have effect as if reference therein to a pathologist, or a medical practitioner under the supervision of a pathologist, included reference in each case to a medical officer of the Singapore Armed Forces when acting in the course of his duty:
Provided that no such medical officer of the Singapore Armed Forces shall, without his consent, be required by any order or otherwise to perform a post-mortem examination of any body.”.
 
 
 
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
55. Intoxicating Substances Act
(Chapter 146A, 2001 Ed.)
 
Renumber the section as subsection (1) of that section, and insert immediately thereafter the following subsection:
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), when an officer of the Bureau is exercising the powers of a police officer under the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the officer of the Bureau shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
 
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
57. Jurong Town Corporation Act
(Chapter 150, 1998 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
58. Land Transport Authority of Singapore Act
(Chapter 158A, 1996 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “sections 35 and 36 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “sections 67 and 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “such written law, may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “with the consent of the Attorney-General”.
 
 
59. Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act
(Chapter 167A, 2001 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
 
Delete the words “section 310 or 315 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 249 or 252 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
61. Merchant Shipping Act
(Chapter 179, 1996 Ed.)
 
Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
 
62. Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act
(Chapter 184, 1997 Ed.)
 
Section 35(10)
Delete the words “Sections 65 and 66 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “Sections 31 and 37 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
63. Misuse of Drugs Act
(Chapter 185, 2008 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
(3)  For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2)(a), when an officer of the Bureau is exercising the powers of a police officer under the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the officer of the Bureau shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
64. Monetary Authority of Singapore Act
(Chapter 186, 1999 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
65. Moneylenders Act
(Chapter 188, 2010 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 14(1A)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 28(3)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(c) Section 28B(2)
Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
 
Delete the words “section 178 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 148 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
67. Newspaper and Printing Presses Act
(Chapter 206, 2002 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “previous sanction in writing of the Attorney-General or the Solicitor-General” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
68. Oaths and Declarations Act
(Chapter 211, 2001 Ed.)
 
Insert, after subsection (3), the following subsection:
(4)  No prosecution shall be instituted under this section without the written consent of the Public Prosecutor.”.
 
 
69. Official Secrets Act
(Chapter 213, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears in subsections (1) (including the proviso) and (2) and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 180 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (2) and substitute the words “section 230 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(iii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.” in subsection (2).
Delete the words “sanction of the Attorney-General” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
70. Parks and Trees Act
(Chapter 216, 2006 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
 
Delete the word “Attorney-General” in paragraph (c) and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
72. Parliamentary Elections Act
(Chapter 218, 2007 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 55(5)
Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
(b) Section 61(3)
Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
(c) Section 79(2)
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “Chapter XIII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “Division 1 of Part IV (other than section 20) and sections 34, 39, 40, 111, 258, 260, 261 and 280 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
73. Passports Act
(Chapter 220, 2008 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “sections 35 and 36 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (2) and substitute the words “sections 67 and 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Insert, immediately after subsection (3), the following subsection:
(3A)  For the purposes of subsection (3), when an immigration officer is exercising the powers of a police officer under the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the immigration officer shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
(iii) Insert, immediately after the words “appear in court and” in subsection (4), the words “may, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
74. Penal Code
(Chapter 224, 2008 Ed.)
 
Delete “71,”.
Repeal.
(c) Section 86(1)
Delete the words “sections 314 and 315 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 251 and 252 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
75. Poisons Act
(Chapter 234, 1999 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “sanction in writing of the Attorney-General” in subsection (1) and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “such sanctions” in subsection (1) and substitute the words “such consents”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
76. Police Force Act
(Chapter 235, 2006 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 41(3)
Delete the words “previous sanction in writing” and substitute the word “consent”.
Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears in subsections (2) and (3) and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
Delete the words “previous sanction in writing” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
 
77. Political Donations Act
(Chapter 236, 2001 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 224(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 319(1)(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 17(9)
Delete the words “section 224(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 319(1)(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
78. Postal Services Act
(Chapter 237A, 2000 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “or the direction of a court” in paragraph (c), the words “or the requirement by the Public Prosecutor under section 20 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
79. Presidential Elections Act
(Chapter 240A, 2007 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 37(5)
Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
(i) Delete the word “sanction” in subsection (2) and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “Chapter XIII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (3) and substitute the words “Division 1 of Part IV (other than section 20) and sections 34, 39, 40, 111, 258, 260, 261 and 280 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the word “sanction” in subsection (2) and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “Chapter XIII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (3) and substitute the words “Division 1 of Part IV (other than section 20) and sections 34, 39, 40, 111, 258, 260, 261 and 280 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
80. Prevention of Corruption Act
(Chapter 241, 1993 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 13(2)
(i) Delete the words “section 178 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 148 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
(i) Delete the words “Chapters XXXV and XXXVI of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “Division 5 of Part VI of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 351 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “section 92 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(iii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
(i) Delete the words “section 122 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in the proviso to subsection (1) and substitute the words “sections 23 and 258 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.” in the proviso to subsection (1).
 
(iii) Delete subsection (2) and substitute the following subsection:
(2)  For the purpose of sections 20(1) and 258(2) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, the Director or a special investigator shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
81. Price Control Act
(Chapter 244, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “section 32 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in the proviso to subsection (1)(a) and substitute the words “section 64 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.” in the proviso to subsection (1)(a).
 
(iii) Insert, immediately after the words “Deputy Public Prosecutor or” in subsection (3), the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
82. Prisons Act
(Chapter 247, 2000 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the definition of “juvenile”, the following definition:
“ “lock-up prisoner” means any person, whether convicted or not, who is confined in a lock-up, or who is transported to, or from, a lock-up;”.
 
 
Delete the words “Chapter XXV of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 313 to 332 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the words “and prisoners” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “, lock-ups, prisoners and lock-up prisoners”.
 
(ii) Insert, immediately after the word “prison” in paragraph (b), the words “or lock-up”.
(i) Insert, immediately after the word “prisoner” wherever it appears in subsections (1) to (6), the words “or lock-up prisoner”.
 
(ii) Insert, immediately after the word “prison” wherever it appears in subsections (1)(c)(i) and (2)(b)(i), the words “or lock-up”.
 
(iii) Delete the words “any prisoner or prisoners” in subsection (8) and substitute the words “any one or more prisoners or lock-up prisoners”.
Renumber the section as subsection (1) of that section, and insert immediately thereafter the following subsection:
(2)  Every prison officer while acting as such and exercising the powers of a police officer shall be deemed to be an officer not below the rank of inspector of police.”.
 
 
(f) Section 44(3)
Delete the words “section 13(7) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 305(5) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(g) —
Insert, immediately after section 50, the following Part:
 
 
“PART VA
CUSTODY AND REMOVAL OF LOCK-UP PRISONERS
Lock-up prisoners deemed in legal custody
50A.  Every lock-up prisoner who is confined in any lock-up, or who is transported to, or from, any lock-up, shall be deemed to be in the legal custody of the Director or any person authorised by the Director.
 
 
Employment of auxiliary police officers as escorts and guards
 
 
50B.—(1)  For the purpose of assisting him in the discharge of his duties under this Act, the Director may employ such numbers of auxiliary police officers as he considers fit as escorts or guards to ensure the safe custody of the lock-up prisoners who are under his custody while the lock-up prisoners are transported to, or from, any lock-up and while the lock-up prisoners are at any place outside a lock-up.
(2)  A lock-up prisoner who is delivered into the custody of an auxiliary police officer under this section shall be deemed to be in lawful custody.
(3)  Every auxiliary police officer who is employed as an escort or a guard under subsection (1) shall, in the course of carrying out his duties as an escort or a guard, have the powers of a prison officer conferred under section 31.
(4)  Every auxiliary police officer employed under subsection (1) shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of the Penal Code (Cap. 224).
(5)  In this section, “auxiliary police officer” means a member of an auxiliary police force established under any other written law.
 
 
Delivery of persons remanded in lock-up
50C.—(1)  Every person remanded in any lock-up by any court, Judge, Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, charged with any crime or offence, shall be delivered to the Director or any person authorised by the Director to take custody of such persons, together with a warrant of commitment.
(2)  The Director or any person authorised by the Director to take custody of lock-up prisoners shall detain a lock-up prisoner according to the terms of the warrant, and shall cause the lock-up prisoner to be delivered to such court, Judge, Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, or shall discharge that person at the time named in and according to the terms of the warrant.
 
 
Extramural custody of lock-up prisoners
50D.  A lock-up prisoner, when being taken to, or from, any lock-up in which he may be lawfully confined, or whenever he is outside or is otherwise beyond the limits of any such lock-up, and is in or under legal custody, shall be deemed to be in a lock-up, and shall be subject to all the same incidents as if he were actually in a lock-up.”.
(h) The Schedule
Delete paragraph (4).
 
 
83. Probation of Offenders Act
(Chapter 252, 1985 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the definition of “Chief Probation Officer”, the following definition:
“ “community service officer” means any officer appointed as a community service officer under section 346(9)(a) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010;”.
 
 
Delete subsection (3) (including the proviso) and substitute the following subsections:
(3)  Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2), a probation order may include —
(a)
requirements relating to the residence of the offender; or
(b)
a requirement that the offender performs such unpaid community service under the supervision of a community service officer.
(3A)  Before making a probation order containing any such requirements referred to in subsection (3)(a), the court shall consider the home surroundings of the offender; and where the order requires the offender to reside in an approved institution, the name of the institution and the period for which he is so required to reside shall be specified in the order, and that period shall not extend beyond 12 months from the date of the order.
(3B)  A court shall only include the requirement referred to in subsection (3)(b) if it is satisfied that —
(a)
based on the mental and physical condition of the offender, the offender is a suitable person to perform community service of a type which is specified in the Fifth Schedule to the Criminal Procedure Code 2010; and
(b)
suitable arrangements can be made for him to perform such community service.
(3C)  A court must, before including the requirement referred to in subsection (3)(b), call for a report from a community service officer regarding the suitability of the offender to perform community service.
(3D)  The number of hours which an offender has to perform community service shall be specified in the probation order and shall not exceed the prescribed maximum hours of community service which an offender may be required to perform community service under a community service order referred to in section 346 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.
(3E)  If a probation order in relation to an offender requires an offender to perform community service, it shall also be a requirement of the probation order that the offender complies with the obligations referred to in section 347 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010 as if he were a person in respect of whom a community service order is made under section 346 of that Code.”.
Delete the words “$500, or” and substitute the words “$1,000 or order that the probationer be detained in prison for a period which shall not exceed 14 days, or the Court”.
(i) Insert, immediately after the words “the judge or magistrate may”, the words “fix a hearing date to determine whether the person is in breach of a probation order and may at any time”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “and on oath” in the proviso.
 
 
84. Public Entertainments and Meetings Act
(Chapter 257, 2001 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 33 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 65 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
85. Public Order (Preservation) Act
(Chapter 258, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “Chapter IV of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “sections 64 to 68 and 75 to 85 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
 
 
86. Registration of Births and Deaths Act
(Chapter 267, 1985 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 13(4)
(i) Delete the words “section 224(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “section 319(1)(b)(iii) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
Delete the words “sanction of the Attorney-General, the Solicitor-General,” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
87. Registration of Criminals Act
(Chapter 268, 1985 Ed.)
 
(a) —
Insert, immediately after section 7D, the following section:
Criminal record rendered spent when community sentence completed
7DA.  Notwithstanding any provisions in this Part, the record in the register of a person’s conviction within Singapore for a crime for which a community sentence (as defined in section 336 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010) is passed by a court shall become spent on the date on which the community sentence is completed.”.
(b) First Schedule, Part II
Insert, immediately above the item relating to “Customs Act”, the following item:
 
Sections 41 to 45, 54 and 311.”.
 
 
88. Regulation of Imports and Exports Act
(Chapter 272A, 1996 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
89. Residential Property Act
(Chapter 274, 2009 Ed.)
 
Section 23A(9)
(i) Delete the words “section 224 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “section 319 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 224(b)(iv) of the Criminal Procedure Code” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “section 319(1)( b)(iv) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
90. Road Traffic Act
(Chapter 276, 2004 Ed.)
 
Delete the words “section 54 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (c) and substitute the words “section 120 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Delete subsection (2).
(c) Section 67A(1)
(i) Delete the words “section 11 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “sections 303 and 309 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in paragraph (b) and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the words “section 136 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (4) and substitute the words “section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 136 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (6)(a) and substitute the words “section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
91. Rubber Industry Act
(Chapter 280, 1993 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
92. Securities and Futures Act
(Chapter 289, 2006 Ed.)
 
(a) Section 168C(1)
Delete the words “Chapters VI and XIII of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “Divisions 1 and 2 of Part IV and sections 111, 258, 260, 261 and 280 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 236(4)
Delete the words “section 247 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (c) and substitute the words “sections 377 and 378 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” in subsection (1) and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Attorney-General” in the section heading and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
93. Singapore Armed Forces Act
(Chapter 295, 2000 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “sections 158 to 178, 224 (other than paragraph (d) thereof), 225, 227 to 230, 232, 233, 239, 240, 307 to 319, 331 to 333, 364, 366 to 388, 390 to 396, 398 and 399 to 403 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in subsection (1) and substitute the words “sections 123 to 148, 244 to 256, 262 to 276, 282, 283, 284, 290, 293, 294, 296, 297, 319 (other than subsection (1)(e) thereof), 320, 326 to 332, 359, 360, 364, 365, 366, 368 to 372, 391, 423 and 426 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 224 of the Criminal Procedure Code (other than paragraph (d) thereof)” in subsection (2) and substitute the words “section 319 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010 (other than subsection (1)(e) thereof)”.
 
(iii) Delete the words “Section 230 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (3) and substitute the words “Section 328 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(iv) Delete the words “section 232 of the Criminal Procedure Code” in subsection (4) and substitute the words “section 331 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(b) Section 201C(9)
Delete the words “Chapters IV and XII and section 68 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” in paragraph (a) and substitute the words “sections 63 to 68 and 75 to 85 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
(c) Section 201G(1)
(i) Delete the words “section 34(2), (3) and (4) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “section 66(3), (4) and (5) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “section 34(1)” and substitute the words “section 66(1) and (2)”.
 
 
94. Singapore Land Authority Act
(Chapter 301, 2002 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “the Third Schedule may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
95. Singapore Tourism Board Act
(Chapter 305B, 1997 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
96. Singapore Tourism (Cess Collection) Act
(Chapter 305C, 1997 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
97. Skills Development Levy Act
(Chapter 306, 1998 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
 
 
98. Societies Act
(Chapter 311, 1985 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
99. Stamp Duties Act
(Chapter 312, 2006 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
 
Delete the words “consent of the Attorney-General” and substitute the words “authorisation of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
101. State Lands Encroachments Act
(Chapter 315, 1985 Ed.)
 
Repeal.
 
 
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
103. Statutory Bodies and Government Companies (Protection of Secrecy) Act
(Chapter 319, 2004 Ed.)
 
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
104. Strategic Goods (Control) Act
(Chapter 300, 2003 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “under this Act may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
105. Subordinate Courts Act
(Chapter 321, 2007 Ed.)
 
(i) Insert, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
(2A)  A subordinate court may, in any matter or proceeding or any part thereof tried or held or to be tried or held before it, if satisfied that it is expedient in the interests of justice, public safety, public security or propriety, or for other sufficient reason to do so, order that —
(a)
the name, address or photograph of any witness; or
(b)
any evidence or any other thing likely to lead to the identification of such witness by a person other than the party to that matter or proceeding,
which is contained in any court document intended to be produced before the court, be removed or be sufficiently redacted.”.
 
(ii) Delete subsection (3) and substitute the following subsection:
(3)  A subordinate court may at any time order that no person shall —
(a)
publish the name, address or photograph of any witness in any matter or proceeding or any part thereof tried or held or to be tried or held before it, or any evidence or any other thing likely to lead to the identification of any such witness; or
(b)
do any other act which is likely to lead to the identification of such a witness.”.
 
(iii) Delete the words “subsection (3)” in subsection (4) and substitute the words “subsection (2A) or (3)”.
(b) Section 8(4)
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
(c) Section 56A (including the sub-heading “Reference of Constitutional Question”)
Repeal.
 
 
106. Supreme Court of Judicature Act
(Chapter 322, 2007 Ed.)
 
(i) Insert, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
(2A)  A court may, in any matter or proceeding or any part thereof tried or held or to be tried or held before it, if satisfied that it is expedient in the interests of justice, public safety, public security or propriety, or for other sufficient reason to do so, order that —
(a)
the name, address or photograph of any witness; or
(b)
any evidence or any other thing likely to lead to the identification of such witness by a person other than the party to that matter or proceeding,
which is contained in any court document intended to be produced before the court, be removed or be sufficiently redacted.”.
 
(ii) Delete subsection (3) and substitute the following subsection:
(3)  A court may at any time order that no person shall —
(a)
publish the name, address or photograph of any witness in any matter or proceeding or any part thereof tried or held or to be tried or held before it, or any evidence or any other thing likely to lead to the identification of any such witness; or
(b)
do any other act which is likely to lead to the identification of such a witness.”.
 
(iii) Delete the words “subsection (3)” in subsection (4) and substitute the words “subsection (2A) or (3)”.
Delete the words “point reserved by him under section 59” in paragraph (c) and substitute the words “case stated by him under section 395 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
Repeal.
 
 
107. Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act
(Chapter 325, 2003 Ed.)
 
Sections 11(1), 12, 13, 15(1) and (2), 18 (including the section heading), 19(2)(a), (4) and (5), 20(3), 21, 22 and 23(1) and (2)
Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
108. Tokyo Convention Act
(Chapter 327, 1985 Ed.)
 
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
109. Trade Disputes Act
(Chapter 331, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” wherever it appears and substitute in each case the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor to proceed with charge under section 5, 6 or 7”.
110. Trade Unions Act
(Chapter 333, 2004 Ed.)
 
Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
111. Travel Agents Act
(Chapter 334, 1998 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “sanction in writing” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the section heading and substitute the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
 
 
112. Trust Companies Act
(Chapter 336, 2006 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the word “Attorney-General” and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Attorney-General” in the section heading and substitute the words “Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
113. Urban Redevelopment Authority Act
(Chapter 340, 1990 Ed.)
 
Insert, immediately after the words “made thereunder may”, the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(i) Delete the words “take cognizance of” and substitute the word “try”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “sanction” and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Delete the marginal note and insert the following section heading:
Consent of Public Prosecutor”.
 
 
114. Vandalism Act
(Chapter 341, 1985 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “section 231 of the Criminal Procedure Code” and substitute the words “sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
(ii) Delete the marginal reference “Cap. 68.”.
 
 
115. Women’s Charter
(Chapter 353, 2009 Ed.)
 
(i) Delete the words “authority in writing of the Attorney-General or the Solicitor-General” and substitute the words “consent of the Public Prosecutor”.
 
(ii) Delete the word “Sanction” in the section heading and substitute the word “Consent”.
(i) Delete the word “cognizable” in subsection (1) and substitute the word “triable”.
 
(ii) Delete the words “previous sanction” in subsection (2) and substitute the word “consent”.
 
(iii) Insert, immediately after the words “under this Part may” in subsection (4), the words “, with the authorisation of the Public Prosecutor,”.
(c) Section 174(2)
Delete the words “sections 36 and 37 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68)” and substitute the words “sections 68 and 85 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010”.
 
 
116. Work Injury Compensation Act
(Chapter 354, 2009 Ed.)
 
Repeal and substitute the following section:
When Magistrate may try offence
37.  For the purpose of section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, on receiving the complaint in writing and signed by the Commissioner, the Magistrate must proceed to issue a summons or warrant in accordance with section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.
 
 
117. Workplace Safety and Health Act
(Chapter 354A, 2009 Ed.)
 
Repeal and substitute the following section:
When Magistrate may try offence
55.  For the purpose of section 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010, on receiving the complaint in writing and signed by an inspector, the Magistrate must proceed to issue a summons or warrant in accordance with section 153 of the Criminal Procedure Code 2010.”.