Immigration Offences in Singapore

Immigration Offences in Singapore

As reported in Singapore Law Watch, in the case of Lin Lifen v Public Prosecutor [2015] SGHC 273, the accused was charged for Immigration offence.  According to the report, she gave a  false statement supported by the use of forged documents in the application in her...
Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

  As reported in the The New Paper a “hit-and-run” cyclist who in the first instance (State Court of Singapore) was sentenced to 8 weeks in jail, had his sentence reduced to 3 weeks upon appeal in the High Court. The High Court judge made the...
Probation

Probation

Probation Under sec 5(1) of the Probation of Offenders Act, the Court may sentence an accused to probation instead of a jail sentence.  The main benefit and effect of probation are that the accused person does not get a criminal record. Sentence Fixed by Law...