16 Sep '11, 10am

Wow, defensive action. Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs issues a press statement on the ISA

The Government notes the announcement by Malaysia that it will be replacing its Internal Security Act (ISA) with new legislation aimed at preventing "subversive action, organised violence and criminal acts". The ISA in Singapore and Malaysia may have the same roots from the time when both were British colonies, but the two countries and their respective societies have evolved differently over time. Accordingly, the ISA in Singapore has evolved and is now different from that in Malaysia. A person arrested under the ISA in Singapore may be held in custody for up to 30 days after which an Order of Detention or Restriction Order must be issued or else the person must be released unconditionally. In Malaysia, the period of custody is up to 60 days. Also, under the Singapore ISA, since 1991, the President has the power to veto the Government's decision to detain a detainee if th...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110916-0001082/Mi...

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