06 Feb '12, 7am

SOS Bukit Brown – sorry to hear Tan Chuan-Jin’s priorities #singapore

SOS Bukit Brown may wish to seriously consider to gather support for a constitutional challenge to the government's acquisition of the Bukit Brown Cemetery under the Land Acquisition Act (LAA) in the first place. Article 12 ("Equal Protection") of the Constitution should have forbade the government from any acquisition under the LAA without adequate compensation. But it didn't; the LAA is unconsitutional. Historically, the burial plots were purchased by the families and they must be accorded land ownership rights. Were the families not compensated in the acquisition, no matter how meagre the amount? Or did the compensation go to a unlawful party, e.g. the caretaker company, in the name of expediency? In the case of Bukit Brown Cemetery, was it clear there were no development plans, yet the acquisition took place to ensure a low acquisition price? Was it clear that the LAA ...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2012/02/sos-bukit-brown-sorry...

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