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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.

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Criminal Offence: Voluntary Causing 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.

CCMS

What is Criminal Case Management System (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.

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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.

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Defences to Defamation In Singapore

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.

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