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Legislation Division of AGC

Singapore Statutes Online (“ SSO ”) is a free service provided to the public by the Legislation Division of the Attorney-General's Chambers.

The Legislation Division of the Attorney-General's Chambers is Singapore's central law drafting office. The Legislation Division is responsible for drafting Singapore's legislation for the effective implementation of Government policies and public sector programmes. The Legislation Division also advises the Government and other public sector agencies on the development and translation of public policies into legislation and the initial implementation of legislation, and ensures 24/7 online access to Singapore's legislation.    


Singapore Statutes Online 

SSO is a Singapore Government website managed by the Legislation Division. SSO provides the public free online access to Singapore’s legislation including the following:             

(a) Current legislation;
(b) Historical versions of legislation;
(c) Bills tabled in Parliament;
(d) Revised editions of legislation;
(e) Legislation published in the Gazette .
   
Please note that legislation prior to 1998 in categories (b) to (e) may not be fully available.      

       

SSO's logo


SSO-PLUS The red and black bars in SSO's logo signify the traditional red binders and black binders used in Singapore for the official print versions of Acts of Parliament and Subsidiary Legislation, respectively.

"PLUS" in SSO's logo refers to the " Plain Laws Understandable by Singaporeans " Project launched by the Legislation Division in November 2013 to enhance the public’s access to and understanding of Singapore’s legislation. The use of “PLUS” in SSO's logo signifies the revamp of SSO in 2017 in line with the objectives of the PLUS Project.       


SSO's development


Disclaimers
SSO provides the unofficial version of Singapore's legislation. The legislation content of SSO is not and should not be relied upon as the authoritative text of Singapore's legislation. Section 48 of the Interpretation Act (Cap. 1) does not apply to anything printed, downloaded or copied from SSO.    

While every effort is made to keep SSO up to date, the Government of Singapore makes no warranty or representation as to its accuracy, completeness or reliability.

The Government of Singapore does not accept any responsibility for any loss, damage or liability of any kind (whether actual, anticipated, consequential, special, economic or otherwise) that may arise (directly or indirectly) from the use of or reliance on SSO (or any of its contents) by any person.

The contents of SSO are not a substitute for independent professional advice. Users of SSO should obtain appropriate professional advice as to the content, application and interpretation of Singapore's legislation that may be relevant to the users' particular circumstances.


Copyright

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No part may be reproduced except in accordance with the Copyright Act (Cap. 63).