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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, TRANSFER, IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION OF UNMARKED PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES, POISONOUS OR NOXIOUS GAS OR NOXIOUS SUBSTANCE, ETC.

Part III LICENSING OF GUNS, ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES

Part IIIA LICENSING OF EXPLOSIVE PRECURSORS

Part IIIB GENERAL PROVISIONS ON LICENCES

Part IV OFFENCES

Part V SEARCH, SEIZURE AND ARREST

Part VI MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

FIRST SCHEDULE Detection Agents

SECOND SCHEDULE Explosive Precursors

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Arms and Explosives Act
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Arms and Explosives Act. It is not part of the Act.
1.  
Ordinance 9 of 1913—Arms and Explosives Ordinance 1913
Date of First Reading
:
Date not available
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
22 August 1913
Date of commencement
:
18 November 1913
2.  
Date of operation
:
12 December 1913
3.  
Ordinance 26 of 1921—Statute Laws (Revised Edition) Operation Ordinance 1921
Date of First Reading
:
22 November 1921 (Published on 19 November 1921)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
22 November 1921
Date of commencement
:
28 November 1921
4.  
Ordinance 6 of 1923—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1923
Date of First Reading
:
26 February 1923
Date of Second Reading
:
23 April 1923
Date of Third Reading
:
28 May 1923
Date of commencement
:
15 June 1923
5.  
Ordinance 25 of 1923—Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 1923
Date of First Reading
:
Date not available
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
Date not available
Date of commencement
:
31 December 1923
6.  
Ordinance 21 of 1926—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1926
Date of First Reading
:
Date not available
Date of Second Reading
:
6 September 1926
Date of Third Reading
:
11 October 1926
Date of commencement
:
29 October 1926
7.  
Ordinance 9 of 1927—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1927
Date of First Reading
:
7 February 1927 (Published on 11 February 1927)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 May 1927
Date of commencement
:
10 June 1927
8.  
Ordinance 3 of 1928—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1928
Date of First Reading
:
26 March 1928
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
26 March 1928
Date of commencement
:
20 April 1928
9.  
Ordinance 42 of 1935—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1935
Date of First Reading
:
26 August 1935 (Published on 23 August 1935)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 October 1935
Date of commencement
:
15 November 1935
10.  
Ordinance 42 of 1937—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1937
Date of First Reading
:
25 October 1937 (Published on 10 December 1937)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
17 November 1937
Date of commencement
:
10 December 1937
11.  
Ordinance 25 of 1939—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1939
Date of First Reading
:
12 June 1939 (Published on 16 June 1939)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 August 1939
Date of commencement
:
15 September 1939
12.  
Ordinance 11 of 1941—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1941
Date of First Reading
:
20 January 1941 (Published on 27 December 1940)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 April 1941
Date of commencement
:
23 May 1941
13.  
Ordinance 17 of 1947—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1947
Date of First Reading
:
Date not available
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
24 April 1947
Date of commencement
:
9 May 1947
14.  
Ordinance 17 of 1949—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1949
Date of First Reading
:
12 April 1949 (Published on 14 April 1949)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
17 May 1949
Date of commencement
:
3 June 1949
15.  
Ordinance 37 of 1952—Law Revision (Penalties Amendment) Ordinance 1952
Date of First Reading
:
16 September 1952
(Bill No. 32/52 published on 19 September 1952)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
14 October 1952
Date of commencement
:
30 April 1955
16.  
Ordinance 20 of 1954—Criminal Justice (Punishment — Amendment) Ordinance 1954
Date of First Reading
:
17 August 1954
(Bill No. 28/54 published on 20 August 1954)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
12 October 1954
Date of commencement
:
18 December 1954
17.  
Ordinance 8 of 1955—Revised Edition of the Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 1955
Date of First Reading
:
14 December 1954
(Bill No. 45/54 published on 17 December 1954)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 January 1955
Date of commencement
:
11 February 1955
18.  
Ordinance 28 of 1955—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Ordinance 1955
Date of First Reading
:
18 August 1955
(Bill No. 12/55 published on 31 August 1955)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
12 October 1955
Date of commencement
:
21 October 1955
19.  
Ordinance 31 of 1958—Legislative Assembly (Presentation of Subsidiary Legislation) Ordinance 1958
Date of First Reading
:
16 July 1955
(Bill No. 158/55 published on 22 July 1955)
Date of Second Reading
:
13 August 1958
Date of Third Reading
:
10 September 1958
Date of commencement
:
25 September 1958
20.  
Ordinance 71 of 1959—Transfer of Powers Ordinance 1959
Date of First Reading
:
22 September 1959
(Bill No. 30/59 published on 30 September 1959)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
11 November 1959
Date of commencement
:
20 November 1959
21.  
G. N. No. S 326/1963
Date of commencement
:
Date not available
22.  
G. N. No. S 7/1966
Date of commencement
:
Date not available
23.  
G. N. No. S 109/1966
Date of commencement
:
Date not available
24.  
1970 Revised Edition (Cap. 238)—Arms and Explosives Act 1970
Date of operation
:
1 January 1970
25.  
Act 2 of 1973—Arms and Explosives (Amendment) Act 1973
Date of First Reading
:
22 November 1972
(Bill No. 45/72 published on 25 November 1972)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 February 1973
Date of commencement
:
1 May 1973
26.  
Act 21 of 1973—Statutes of the Republic of Singapore (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1973
Date of First Reading
:
7 March 1973
(Bill No. 16/73 published on 9 March 1973)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
20 March 1973
Date of commencement
:
6 April 1973
27.  
Date of operation
:
1 January 1985
28.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
5 December 1995
(Bill No. 46/95 published on 6 December 1995)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
18 January 1996
Date of commencement
:
2 February 1996
29.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
22 May 2000
(Bill No. 17/2000 published on 23 May 2000)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
3 July 2000
Date of commencement
:
1 August 2000
30.  
Date of First Reading
:
1 October 2002
(Bill No. 32/2002 published on 2 October 2002)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
31 October 2002
Date of commencement
:
21 March 2003
31.  
Date of operation
:
31 July 2003
32.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
19 May 2004
(Bill No. 22/2004 published on 20 May2004)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
15 June 2004
Date of commencement
:
12 October 2004
33.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
19 October 2004
(Bill No. 52/2004 published on 20 October 2005)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
25 January 2005
Dates of commencement
:
25 May 2005 (except Part IV)
10 June 2005 (Part IV)
34.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
8 November 2006
(Bill No. 17/2006 published on 9 November 2007)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
22 January 2007
Date of commencement
:
1 July 2007
35.  
G. N. No. S 228/2009—Arms and Explosives Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2009
Date of operation
:
25 May 2009
36.  
Date of First Reading
:
26 April 2010
(Bill No. 11/2010 published on 26 April 2010)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
19 May 2010
Date of commencement
:
2 January 2011