SINGAPORE - Ahead of Wednesday's (April 27) Nomination Day for the Bukit Batok by-election, the police has issued a travel and security advisory for the Nomination Centre at Keming Primary School.
Supporters and members of the public are advised to arrive at the Nomination Centre only after 10am, when it is opened to the public.
Nomination proceedings will commence from 11am at the school in Bukit Batok East Ave 6.
Candidates are reminded to arrive early and that parking is prohibited at the Nomination Centre. Supporters and members of the public are advised to take public transport to the Nomination Centre.
The police will be stepping up deployment and conducting security checks in and around the Nomination Centre. Bags and other belongings brought into the centre will be subject to security checks.
Supporters and members of the public are advised not to bring along items such as sharp objects, flammable liquids or gas, bulky items or big bags.
No placards, flags, or banners of any candidate are to be displayed in the Nomination Centre before the close of nomination proceedings.
In the interest of public safety, the public should not bring in, or fly, any unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, in the vicinity of the Nomination Centre.
The police said firm action will be taken against any person who does so, as well as against any person who is unruly or who commits any offence at the Nomination Centre.
It is seeking the co-operation of the public to assemble at, and to disperse from, the Nomination Centre in an orderly manner.
Cooling-off Day will be on May 6, a day before Polling Day. A total of 25,727 voters are expected to cast their ballots at nine polling stations.