Criminal law

COVID-19 and Singapore Criminal Law

This article discusses the disclosure of Prosecution Witnesses’ Investigative Statements in light of increasing delays to trials caused by the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ouster Clauses and Immunity Clauses

This article shares the case that established that s33B(4) of the Misuse of Drugs Act did not oust the courts’ full supervisory jurisdiction to review the Public Prosecutor’s exercise of power under s33B(2)(b).

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When is an act rash?

This article explores what it means for an act to be “’rash’, as opposed to merely ‘negligent’ for traffic offences.