Trust and Inequality

SPEECH BY MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS & MINISTER FOR LAW MR K SHANMUGAM, AT THE LAUNCH OF THE RED CROSS JUNIOR CLUB & PROJECT C.A.R.E., ON 20 APR 2018, AT OUR TAMPINES HUB   I’m pleased to be at this event, to launch Red Cross Junior Club and Project C.A.R.E.   This Red Cross Junior, is an expansion of the Red Cross movement, looking at children aged 5 to 6. Really, get our young children to have that humanitarian spirit.....

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Securing a Safer Singapore, Together

Ministry of Home Affairs Committee of Supply Debates 2018- Speech by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law 1. I thank the honourable members for their comments. OVERVIEW OF SAFETY AND SECURITY SITUATION 2. Singapore continues to be a safe, secure city. We were ranked 1st in the Gallup Global Law and Order Report 2017. The Economist Intelligence Unit Safe Cities Index 2017 ranked us 2nd behind Tokyo. 3. The public’s trust and confidence in the Home Team continues to be high.....

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Advancing Rule of Law

Speech by Minister for Law, K Shanmugam SC, during the Committee of Supply Debate 2018 Mr Chairman, 1. I thank the Members who spoke. LEGAL REFORMS 2. I will start with overview of the legal reforms in our civil, family and criminal justice systems which Mr De Souza spoke about. A. CIVIL JUSTICE 3. In the area of civil justice, my Ministry has been working closely with the Judiciary, legal practitioners. The aim is to keep legal costs affordable;....

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Maintaining World-Class Law and Order

The Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill – Wrap-Up Speech by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law   1.  Mr Speaker, Sir, I thank the Members who have spoken.   Need for the Act   2.  First let me deal with the need for the Act. Mr Gan Thiam Poh has cited several surveys which tell us that we are among the top “safe cities” in the world, and we are right at the top in terms of law and order.....

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