Penal Code review: Who wants what

The Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) has called for the abolition of the death penalty, euthanasia as a crime, and Section 377A of the Penal Code, which outlaws gay sex. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The Penal Code Review Committee submitted its report and recommendations to Mr K. Shanmugam, Minister for Law and Home Affairs, on Aug 31.

The report was published on the websites of Reach, the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) from Sept 9 to Sep 30 for the public to provide feedback on the recommendations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2018, with the headline Penal Code review: Who wants what. Subscribe