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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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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act. It is not part of the Order.
1.  
Ordinance 13 of 1906—Minor Offences Ordinance 1906
Date of First Reading
:
4 May 1906
Date of Second Reading
:
11 May 1906
Date of Third Reading
:
29 June 1906
Date of commencement
:
6 July 1906
2.  
Ordinance 33 of 1907—The Repeals Ordinance 1907
Date of First Reading
:
29 November 1907
Date of Second Reading
:
6 December 1907
Date of Third Reading
:
20 December 1907
Date of commencement
:
1 April 1908
3.  
Ordinance 14 of 1908—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1908
Date of First Reading
:
21 August 1908
Date of Second Reading
:
28 August 1908
Date of Third Reading
:
11 September 1908
Date of commencement
:
1 January 1909
4.  
Ordinance 24 of 1926—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1926
Date of First Reading
:
12 July 1926
Date of Second Reading
:
6 September 1926
Date of Third Reading
:
11 October 1926
Date of commencement
:
2 October 1926
5.  
Ordinance 2 of 1931—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1931
Date of First Reading
:
26 January 1931
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
23 March 1931
Date of commencement
:
17 April 1931
6.  
Ordinance 12 of 1933—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1933
Date of First Reading
:
6 March 1933
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
1 May 1933
Date of commencement
:
19 May 1933
7.  
Ordinance 19 of 1933—Traffic Regulations Ordinance 1933
(Consequential amendments made by)
Date of First Reading
:
16 January 1933
Date of Second Reading
:
6 March 1933
Date of Third Reading
:
31 July 1933
Date of commencement
:
29 September 1933
8.  
Ordinance 6 of 1934—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1934
Date of First, Second and Third Readings
:
Dates not available
Date of commencement
:
29 March 1934
9.  
Ordinance 40 of 1935—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1935
Date of First Reading
:
26 August 1935
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 October 1935
Date of commencement
:
15 November 1935
10.  
Ordinance 63 of 1935—Statute Law Revision Ordinance 1935
Date of First Reading
:
20 November 1935
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
9 December 1935
Date of commencement
:
31 December 1935
11.  
Ordinance 41 of 1936—Statute Law (Revised Edition) Amendment Ordinance 1936
Date of First, Second and Third Readings
:
7 December 1936
Date of commencement
:
8 January 1937
12.  
Ordinance 26 of 1937—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1937
Date of First Reading
:
14 June 1937
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
30 August 1937
Date of commencement
:
17 September 1937
13.  
Ordinance 32 of 1937—Minor Offences (Amendment No. 2) Ordinance 1937
Date of First Reading
:
30 August 1937
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
25 October 1937
Date of commencement
:
26 November 1937
14.  
Ordinance 27 of 1938—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1938
Date of First Reading
:
31 October 1938
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
23 November 1938
Date of commencement
:
9 December 1938
15.  
Ordinance 37 of 1939—Vagrancy Ordinance 1939
(Consequential amendments made by)
Date of First Reading
:
28 August 1939
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 October 1939
Date of commencement
:
15 December 1939
16.  
Ordinance 7 of 1940—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1940
Date of First Reading
:
Date not available
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
12 February 1940
Date of commencement
:
11 March 1940
17.  
Ordinance 26 of 1949—Married Women and Children (Maintenance) Ordinance 1949
(Consequential amendments made by)
Date of First Reading
:
21 June 1949
(Bill published on 24 June 1949. No Bill number given)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
28 July 1949
Date of commencement
:
19 August 1949
18.  
Ordinance 31 of 1950—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1950
Date of First Reading
:
25 April 1950
(Bill published on 28 April 1950. No Bill number given)
Date of Second Reading
:
23 May 1950
Referred to Select Committee
:
Council Paper No. 58 of 1950 presented to Legislative Council on 18 July 1950
Date of Third Reading
:
15 August 1950
Date of commencement
:
23 August 1950
19.  
Ordinance 32 of 1950—Vagrancy (Amendment) Ordinance 1950
Date of First Reading
:
25 April 1950
(Bill published on 28 April 1950. No Bill number given)
Date of Second Reading
:
23 May 1950
Referred to Select Committee
:
Council Paper No. 59 of 1950 presented to Legislative Council on 18 July 1950
Date of Third Reading
:
15 August 1950
Date of commencement
:
26 August 1950
20.  
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
21.  
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 Reading
:
21 September 1954
Date of Third Reading
:
12 October 1954
Date of commencement
:
18 December 1954
22.  
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
23.  
Ordinance 23 of 1956—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1956
Date of First Reading
:
5 September 1956
(Bill No. 54/56 published on 12 September 1956)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
3 October 1956
Date of commencement
:
19 October 1956
24.  
Ordinance 24 of 1959—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1959
Date of First Reading
:
11 February 1959
(Bill No. 204/59 published on 19 February 1959)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
3 March 1959
Date of commencement
:
20 March 1959
25.  
Ordinance 69 of 1959—Minor Offences (Amendment No. 2) Ordinance 1959
Date of First Reading
:
22 September 1959
(Bill No. 33/59 published on 30 September 1959)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
14 October 1959
Date of commencement
:
23 October 1959
26.  
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
27.  
Ordinance 72 of 1959—Transfer of Powers (No. 2) Ordinance 1959
Date of First Reading
:
22 September 1959
(Bill No. 31/59 published on 30 September 1959)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
11 November 1959
Date of commencement
:
20 November 1959
28.  
Ordinance 58 of 1960—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1960
Date of First Reading
:
20 October 1960
(Bill No. 97/60 published on 28 October 1960)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 November 1960
Date of commencement
:
25 November 1960
29.  
Ordinance 10 of 1962—Minor Offences (Amendment) Ordinance 1962
Date of First Reading
:
15 January 1962
(Bill No. 167/62 published on 2 February 1962)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
14 March 1962
Date of commencement
:
23 March 1962
30.  
Act 33 of 1966—Minor Offences (Amendment) Act 1966
Date of First Reading
:
17 August 1966
(Bill No. 28/66 published on 17 August 1966)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
26 August 1966
Date of commencement
:
16 September 1966
31.  
Act 34 of 1967—Minor Offences (Amendment) Act 1967
Date of First Reading
:
31 October 1967
(Bill No. 31/67 published on 4 November 1967)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
14 November 1967
Date of commencement
:
1 December 1967
32.  
1970 Revised Edition—Minor Offences Act (Cap. 102)
Date of operation
:
15 April 1971
33.  
Act 14 of 1969—Statute Law Revision Act 1969
Date of First Reading
:
15 October 1969
(Bill No. 22/69 published on 20 October 1969)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
22 December 1969
Date of commencement
:
2 January 1970
34.  
Act 18 of 1970—Minor Offences (Amendment) Act 1970
Date of First Reading
:
30 March 1970
(Bill No. 12/70 published on 2 April 1972)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
30 March 1970
Date of commencement
:
19 June 1970
35.  
Act 24 of 1972—Dangerous Fireworks Act 1972
(Consequential amendments made by)
Date of First Reading
:
21 March 1972
(Bill No. 20/72 published on 28 March 1972)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
2 June 1972
Date of commencement
:
1 August 1972
36.  
Act 21 of 1973—Statutes of the Republic of Singapore (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1973
Date of First Reading
:
7 March 1973
(Bill No. 17/73 published on 9 March 1973)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
20 March 1973
Date of commencement
:
6 April 1973
37.  
Date of First Reading
:
31 October 1985
(Bill No. 2/85 published on 8 November 1985)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
10 January 1986
Date of commencement
:
31 January 1986
38.  
1985 Revised Edition—Minor Offences Act
Date of operation
:
30 March 1987
39.  
Date of First Reading
:
19 January 1989
(Bill No. 16/89 published on 19 January 1989)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 February 1989
Date of commencement
:
9 June 1989
40.  
Date of First Reading
:
18 January 1996
(Bill No. 2/96 published on 19 January 1996)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
27 February 1996
Date of commencement
:
15 May 1996
41.  
1997 Revised Edition—Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act
Date of operation
:
30 May 1997
42.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
19 October 2004
(Bill No. 52/2004 published on 20 October 2004)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
25 January 2005
Date of commencement
:
10 June 2005
(item (5) in the Schedule)
43.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
16 July 2007
(Bill No. 26/2007 published on 17 July 2007)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
27 August 2007
Date of commencement
:
27 April 2009
(section 42 — consequential amendment to Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act)
44.  
Act 15 of 2009—Public Order Act 2009
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
23 March 2009
(Bill No. 8/2009 published on 23 March 2009)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
13 April 2009
Date of commencement
:
9 October 2009
(section 49(1) — consequential amendments to section 5 of the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act)
45.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
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
(item (62) of the Sixth Schedule)
46.  
Date of First Reading
:
21 November 2011
(Bill No. 22/2012 published on 21 November 2011)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
18 January 2012
Date of commencement
:
1 March 2012
47.  
Act 17 of 2014—Protection from Harassment Act 2014
Date of First Reading
:
3 March 2014 (Bill No. 12/2014 published on 3 March 2014)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
13 March 2014
Date of commencement
:
15 November 2014
48.  
Act 5 of 2015—Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act 2015
Date of First Reading
:
19 January 2015 (Bill No. 1/2015 published on 19 January 2015)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
30 January 2015
Date of commencement
:
1 April 2015
49.  
Act 10 of 2015—Police Force (Amendment) Act 2015
Date of First Reading
:
29 January 2015 (Bill No. 5/2015 published on 29 January 2015)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
13 March 2015
Date of commencement
:
1 June 2015