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Criminal Offence: Voluntary Causing Grievous Hurt

Not all criminal mention is resolved within the day the matter is brought to the court’s attention. While pleading guilty early is beneficial in saving the time and cost of all the parties involved, it is common for the accused to be reluctant to take the necessary step to plead guilty when the punishment meted out to the accused by the public prosecutor is severe.

What is Criminal Case Management System (CCMS)?

CCMS

Not all criminal mention is resolved within the day the matter is brought to the court’s attention. While pleading guilty early is beneficial in saving the time and cost of all the parties involved, it is common for the accused to be reluctant to take the necessary step to plead guilty when the punishment meted out to the accused by the public prosecutor is severe.

When Should You Claim for Trial?

The question of “when should the accused claim for trial” and “when the accused should consider not to plead guilty” are essentially one of the same.

What Does It Mean to Plead Guilty

When the Public Prosecutor charges an accused, a notice will be issued to the accused to attend Court for Criminal Mention. The accused are required to attend the first mention at the Criminal Mention Court, wherein the charge(s) will be read and explained to the accused. The accused will then be given the option to either admit to the charge(s) or to deny the charge(s) read before him.

Bail – As a relative, what should I know?

Bail is when an accused person is released from the custody of law enforcement officers and entrusted to the custody of a surety or sureties who are bound ensure the accused’s attendance in court and/or to produce the accused for the purposes of investigations when required.

Drug Consumption: What is it and what are the sentences?

Singapore takes a very dim view of drugs and any offences relating to the abuse of it. As a result, the Misuse of Drugs Act, the main governing legislation enacted sets out harsh penalties for the various offences related to drugs.

Defences to Defamation In Singapore

Singapore Criminal Law

A person’s reputation is the currency by which he or she lives. Being the subject of malicious or untrue allegations is not pleasant, even more so over the internet where such allegations can spread like wildfire and cause irreparable damage to a person’s reputation. Therefore, it is vital to recognise what defamation is and how to protect yourself against it.

LOAN SHARK HARASSMENT IN SINGAPORE

LOAN SHARK HARASSMENT

Unlicensed moneylenders, otherwise known as loan sharks are an ongoing and prevalent problem in Singapore. Over the years, loan sharks have resorted to new methods of harassing debtors as authorities increase enforcement measures against loan sharks and their runners.

Cyber Crimes In Singapore

Cyber Crimes In Singapore

While technological advancements have generated a manifold of advantages, they have also allowed cyber criminals to evolve, misusing the convenience, mobility and anonymity of online platforms. As of 2016, cybercrime cost the global economy over US$450 billion (S$620 billion), with an estimated US$3 trillion of losses by 2020. On the world map, Singapore is not exempt from such crimes either. Cyber bank robbery, ransomware attacks and business e-mail compromise attacks have plagued some in Singapore, most recently the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks which greatly affected thousands of individuals and organisations worldwide.