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Constitutional Commission, Singapore.

Singapore. Constitutional Commission.

Constitutional Commission, Singapore.

by Singapore. Constitutional Commission.

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Published by Printed at the Government Printing Office in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history -- Singapore.,
  • Election law -- Singapore.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReport of the Constitutional Commission, Singapore
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKPP172 .S56 1954
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16316631M
    LC Control Number2007619147

    14 A Guide to the Singapore Constitution Introduction to the Singapore Constitution 15 In Singapore, we have a written Constitution, which is called the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore in full. Article 4 of the Constitution declares that it is the supreme law of the land: Supremacy of Constitution Article 4. The British Parliament passed a State of Singapore Act in and Singapore's status was changed from a colony to a State. The Singapore (Constitution) Order-in-Council was enacted and it created the position of a Yang di-Pertuan Negara as the constitutional Head of State, a Prime Minister and a elected member Legislative Assembly.

      “It would be a sad day for Singapore if a constitutional change is made because of an individual” – Dr Tan Cheng Bock Dr Tan lost in Presidential Election by just percentage points.   See Thio Li-ann, A Treatise on Singapore Constitutional Law (Academy Publishing, ), pages – 5 Report of the Constitutional Commission (Chairman: Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon) (archived here), paragraph 6 Report of the Constitutional Commission , paragraph 7 Constitution, Article 37J(2B). In the event of an.

    Outwardly, Singapore has a Westminster-type constitutional democracy, with an elected legislature, fundamental liberties and safeguards to ensure the independence of the judiciary. On closer inspection, the Constitution displays many innovative and unusual : Kevin YL Tan. The submissions must be addressed to the Constitutional Commission Secretariat, and sent by post to 1, Supreme Court Lane, Singapore , or e-mail to [email protected] Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window).


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Once a ceremonial position modelled after the constitutional monarchy in the United Kingdom, the office of the President of Singapore was transformed from an appointed to an elected one in As the head of state, but not the head of government, the elected President was to have additional discre.

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Republic of Singapore. "The Commission⁰́₉s report was released on 7 September "--Commission's website. (5) For the purposes of this Constitution, a person shall not be considered as holding a public office or an office of profit by reason of the fact that he is in receipt of any remuneration or allowances (including a pension or other like allowance) in respect of his tenure of the office of President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Minister, Parliamentary Secretary.

Ina constitutional commission was convened to consider further reforms to the office and the elections process. This book explores Singapore’s presidency, assessing how well it has functioned, discussing the rationales for an elected presidency, and evaluating the constitutional commission’s recommendations for reforms, including the Book Edition: 1st Edition.

Ina constitutional commission was convened to consider further reforms to the office and the elections process. This book explores Singapore’s presidency, assessing how well it has functioned, discussing the rationales for an elected presidency, and evaluating the constitutional commission’s recommendations for reforms, including the.

The Constitution of the Republic of Singapore is the supreme law of Singapore.A written constitution, the text which took effect on 9 August is derived from the Constitution of the State of Singaporeprovisions of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia made applicable to Singapore by the Republic of Singapore Independence Act (No.

9 ofRev. Ed.), and the Republic of. Heightened communal sensitivities at the time of Singapore’s independence in underpinned the need to assure minority groups of the official commitment to the equal treatment of all Singaporeans regardless of race, language or religion. [1] To this end, a Constitutional Commission comprising 11 members and headed by then Chief Justice Wee Chong Jin was appointed in December to.

Report of the Constitutional Commission, Singapore. Provides a review of the constitution of the Colony of Singapore, including the relationship between the Government and the City Council, and recommendations for changes.

Read. Download. Check availability in our libraries. Title. Starting inthe book begins chronologically, fromthe ‘moment' of Singapore's expulsion from the Federation of Malaysia throughthe establishment of the Wee Chong Jin Constitutional Commission () to theentrenchment of the sovereignty clause in the Constitution () right throughto the s, with the Presidential Elections of Author: Kevin YL Tan, Thio Li-ann.

Table Of Contents. INTRODUCTION I. General II. Towards Independence and Three Imperatives A. Economic Growth B. Managing Ethnicity C. Political Dominance III. Organisation of this Book 1. A BRIEF CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY I.

Introduction II. The Straits Settlements Period (–) A. The Founding of Modern Singapore B. Early Administration of the Straits Settlements C. Becoming a. Constitutional and Administrative Law of Singapore This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external.

For just the second time in independent Singapore's history, a Constitutional Commission led by the Chief Justice will be convened. The task of this year's commission led by Chief Justice. The restrictions on freedom of religion are an important reflection of Singapore's gh the Constitution does not express the doctrine of secularism explicitly, the report of the Constitutional Commission described Singapore as a "democratic secular state".

Singapore's secularism is similar to France's secularism in that both models seek to "protect the state from religion". By Dr. Jaclyn L. Neo Assistant Professor of Law, National University of Singapore First published on ConstitutionNet on 30 September In Februaryand only for the second time since Singapore’s independence, the government convened a Constitutional Commission to consider changes to the constitution.

Led by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, the commission was tasked to. Starting inthe book begins chronologically, from the moment of Singapore's expulsion from the Federation of Malaysia through the establishment of the Wee Chong Jin Constitutional Commission () to the entrenchment of the sovereignty clause in the Constitution () right through to the s, with the Presidential Elections of   In Februaryand only for the second time since Singapore’s independence, the government convened a Constitutional Commission to consider changes to the constitution.

Led by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, the commission was tasked to consider and recommend constitutional changes to safeguard minority representation in the Presidency.

It wasjust three days after Singapore's independence. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew sought Chief Justice Wee Chong Jin to convene a. CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSION SINGAPORE by F. Horslin / published by Government Printing Office Singapore, * The official report of recommendations for the revision of the Constitution of the Colony of Singapore.

The Constitutional Commission set up to review the criteria for the Elected President is made up of a few men and a woman, all very well established and with very fine credentials that made them very highly regarded in the community.

Their names will be in the history books of Singapore, to be read by the millennial in perpetuity. Singapore | Singapore inherited a Westminster-style constitution from the British who ruled the island for years.

Since Singapore s independence inthis constitution has been amended and augmented many times wherein unique institutions such as the Elected Presidency and Group Representation Constitutions were created.Ina constitutional commission was convened to consider further reforms to the office and the elections process.

This book explores Singapore's presidency, assessing how well it has functioned, discussing the rationales for an elected presidency, and evaluating the constitutional commission's recommendations for reforms, including the.Parliament debated the report.

Ultimately, most of the commission's recommendations were ignored or rejected. Fifty years later, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the appointment of a Constitutional Commission on This would be only the second Constitutional Commission since Singapore's independence.