Non-Penal Code Offences

While the Penal Code (Cap. 224) is the basic code for criminal offences in Singapore, there are numerous other statutes which impose criminal liabilities on persons who breach their provisions. At Beacon, we have considerable experience in representing clients in cases involving offences under a myriad of statutes and subsidiary legislation; for example, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority Act (Cap. 2A), the Animals & Birds Act (Cap. 7), the Bankruptcy Act (Cap. 20), the Business Registration Act (Cap. 32), the Central Provident Fund Act (Cap. 36), the Common Gaming Houses Act (Cap. 49), the Copyright Act (Cap. 63), the Customs Act (Cap. 70), the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (Cap. 91A),  the Films Act (Cap. 107), the Goods & Services Tax Act (Cap. 117A), the Immigration Act (Cap. 133), the Legal Profession Act (Cap. 161), the Massage Establishments Act (Cap. 173), the Medicines Act (Cap. 176), the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order & Nuisance) Act (Cap. 184), the Misuse of Drugs Act (Cap. 185), the Moneylenders Act (Cap. 188), Motor Vehicles (Third Party Risks & Compensation) Act (Cap. 189), the Poisons Act (Cap. 234), the Public Entertainments & Meetings Act (Cap. 257), the Road Traffic Act (Cap. 276), the Securities & Futures Act (Cap. 289), the Trademarks Act (Cap. 332), the Vandalism Act (Cap. 341), the Womens' Charter (Cap. 353) and the Womens' Charter (Offences against Women & Girls) Rules (Cap. 353, R1).

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