21 Apr '17, 9am

@thekuehdiaries @esti_d Link to the Act

(3) In any proceedings for an offence under subsection (2), it is a defence for the accused person to prove that his conduct was reasonable. Illustrations (a ) X and Y are co‑workers. At the workplace, X loudly and graphically describes to the other co‑workers X’s desire for a sexual relationship with Y in an insulting manner. X knows that Y is within earshot and intends to cause Y distress. Y is distressed. X is guilty of an offence under this section. (b ) X writes a letter containing threatening words towards Y intending to send the letter to Y to cause him alarm. X decides not to send the letter and throws it away. Y finds the letter and is alarmed. X is not guilty of an offence under this section as he had no reason to believe that the letter would be seen by Y.

Full article: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;id...

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