Promoting jobs, protecting people
NATLEX
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Singapore > Human rights

Show abstract/citation:

Filtered by:
Country: Singapore - Subject: Human rights

  1. Singapore - Human rights - Law, Act

    Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 26 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-20 | SGP-2012-L-94131

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Personal Data Protection Commission and Administration
    Part III - General Rules with Respect to Protection of Personal Data
    Part IV - Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Data
    Part V - Access to and Correction of Personal Data
    Part VI - Care of Personal Data
    Part VII - Enforcement of Parts III to VI
    Part VIII - Appeals to Data Protection Appeal Committee, High Court and Court of Appeal
    Part IX - Do Not Call Registry
    Part X - General


  2. Singapore - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Singapore Armed Forces (Detention and Imprisonment) Regulations 2003 (No. S 119).

    Adoption: 2003-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-12 | SGP-2003-R-64398

    Regulates detention and imprisonment of members of Singapore Armed Forces. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with disciplinary powers of commanding officers, Part 3 with activities of medical officers, and Part 4 with board of visitors. Part 5 provides for admission of detainees and military prisoners, Part 6 for detention and imprisonment administration, Part 7 for maintenance of discipline and detention offences, and Part 8 for discharge of detainees, military prisoners and servicemen under sentence. Part 9 regulates release of detainees and military prisoners, and Part 10 deals with military prisons and military prisoners. Part 11 contains miscellaneous provisions. Work of detainees and military prisoners is regulated in sections 32-33. Establishes prohibition to employ detainee or military prisoner for private benefit of any person.

  3. Singapore - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Internet Code of Practice (No. 2400).

    Adoption: 1996-07-15 | SGP-1996-M-44871

    Internet providers shall use their best effort to ensure that nothing appears in the Internet which is against public interest, especially contents which, inter alia, "bring the Government of Singapore into hatred or contempt;" "denigrate or satirise any race or religious group;" "promote religious deviations or occult practices such as Satanism;" "are pornographic" or "depict or propagate sexual perversions such as homosexuality, lesbianism, and paedophilia." Made under the Singapore Broadcasting Authority Act (Chapter 297).

  4. Singapore - Human rights - Law, Act

    Destitute Persons Act 1989. No. 8 (CHAPTER 78). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-02-21 | SGP-1989-L-8868

    Amends the Destitute Persons Act (Cap. 78 of the 1985 of the Revised Edition). By s.2, a "destitute person" includes " any idle person found in a public place, whether or not he is begging, who has no visible means of subsistence or place of residence or is unable to give a satisfactory account of himself". Section 3 provides that public officer or police officer may "take in his charge any destitute person and deliver him to the custody of the Director". Section 4 provides a penalty for being a habitual beggar to a fine not exceeding $3,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years. A destitute person may be required to reside in a welfare home. By s.13, "Any person residing in a welfare home may be required to engage in any suitable work, for which the medical officer of the home certifies him to be capable, either with a view to contributing to an employment outside the welfare home or with a view to contributing to his maintenance in the welfare home".


© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer