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Public Consultations

Why bottle up your thoughts? Give us your views on national issues and policies through the public consultations. The public consultations are posted by Ministries and government agencies listed below. Your feedback will go directly to the agencies concerned.

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List of other Public Consultation papers [PDF:359 KB].


Ministry of Law

Paper TopicDescriptionConsultation Period
Public Consultation on drafts of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill, Evidence (Amendment) Bill and Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 1. The Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) Committee was appointed in May 2013 to study the viability of developing a framework to establish the SICC. The SICC Committee released its Report on 29 November 2013 and public consultation on the Report was conducted between 3 December 2013 and 31 January 2014. The feedback received was supportive of the initiative and included suggestions on how to make the SICC attractive to potential users. (08/04/2014 - 30/04/2014)
Public Consultation on the Proposed Amendments to the Copyright Act 1. Online piracy is a global issue. According to studies commissioned by rights holders, there is a high level of consumption of online copyright infringing (“pirated”) content in Singapore. This adversely affects Singapore’s creative sector and the livelihoods of people working in these industries. It also undermines our reputation as an economy that respects the protection of intellectual property. (07/04/2014 - 21/04/2014)
Public Consultation on the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2014 Public Consultation on the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2014 Closed
Public Consultation on the Report of the Singapore International Commercial Court Committee Public Consultation on the Report of the Singapore International Commercial Court Committee Closed
Public Consultation on the Insolvency Law Review Committee's Report Public Consultation on the Insolvency Law Review Committee's Report Closed
Public Consultation on the Proposed Amendments to the Pawnbrokers Act Public Consultation on the Proposed Amendments to the Pawnbrokers Act Closed
Public Consultation on the Proposed Status of Children (Assisted Reproduction Technology) Bill Public Consultation on the Proposed Status of Children (Assisted Reproduction Technology) Bill Closed
Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Patents Act to Liberalise the Patent Agent Sector Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Patents Act to Liberalise the Patent Agent Sector Closed
Public Consultation on the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 Public Consultation on the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 Closed
Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the International Arbitration Act and Proposed Enactment of the Foreign Limitation Periods Act Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the International Arbitration Act and Proposed Enactment of the Foreign Limitation Periods Act Closed
Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Evidence Act Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Evidence Act Closed
Public Consultation on Proposed Licensing Scheme for Independent Counsel Public Consultation on Proposed Licensing Scheme for Independent Counsel Closed

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Summary of Responses

Public Consultation on Proposed Framework to Restrict Remote Gambling
( Ministry of Home Affairs )

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) conducted a public consultation exercise on the proposed framework to restrict remote gambling from 29 Nov 2013 to 10 Jan 2014. MHA received feedback from a range of......

Proposed Amendments to the Singapore Tourism Board Act
( Ministry of Trade and Industry )

Summary of Feedback on the Proposed Amendments to the STB (Amendment) Bill The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have concluded the public consultation exercise......

Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Industrial Relations Act
( Ministry of Manpower )

        On 1 November 2013, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) invited members of the public to provide feedback on the proposed amendments to the Industrial Relations Act (IRA). The proposed amendments s......

Public Consultation on Conditional Remission System and Mandatory Aftercare Scheme
( Ministry of Home Affairs )

               The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Singapore Prison Service (“Prisons”) had sought feedback on the proposed introduction of a Conditional Remission System (CRS) and Mandatory Af......

Public Consultation on Proposed WSH (Work at Heights) Regulations
( Ministry of Manpower )

SUMMARY OF RESPONSE TO KEY FEEDBACK FROM PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSED WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH (WORK AT HEIGHTS) REGULATIONS   In September 2012, the Ministry of Manpo......

Public Consultation on Amendment to the Jurong Town Corporation Act
( JTC Corporation )

Summary of Responses to Key Comments from Public Consultation The public consultation on the proposed amendment to the Jurong Town Corporation Act was held from 8 February to 13 March 2013.  ......

Proposed Amendments to the Employment Act
( Ministry of Manpower )

SUMMARY OF RESPONSES TO KEY FEEDBACK FROM PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO EMPLOYMENT ACT (19 November 2012 – 11 January 2013) In November 2012, the Ministry of Manpower (MO......

Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Casino Control Act
( Ministry of Home Affairs )

A joint news release by the MHA, MTI, MCYS, MOF and CRA said that the proposed amendments to the Casino Control Act are aimed at improving tax administration, better aligning legislative framework wit......

Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA)
( Ministry of Manpower )

Summary of Responses to Key Feedback from Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Employment of Foreign Manpower Act 1. In May 2012, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) invited members of pu......

Public Consultation on Revised Pre-Requisites for EduTrust
( Council for Private Education )

Summary of Responses to Feedback from Public Consultation on Proposed Revision to Edutrust Pre-requisites   1.    The Council for Private Education (CPE) thanks the private education institution......

Public Consultation on Draft Advertisement Guidelines for Private Education Institutions
( Council for Private Education )

Summary of responses to key comments from public consultation on Advertising Code* for Private Education Institutions 1.            This is an update on the key comments received during the pub......

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