About the Legislation Division of AGC
The Legislation Division of the Attorney-General's Chambers is Singapore's central law drafting office. The Division is responsible for drafting legislation for the effective implementation of Government policies and public sector programmes. The 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 public access to Singapore legislation.
For more information on the work of the Legislation Division, please click here.
About this website
Singapore Statutes Online ("SSO") is the official website for the online version of Singapore's legislation. SSO is owned by the Singapore Government and is managed by the Legislation Division.
SSO contains the following types of Singapore legislation:a. Current version of legislation (i.e., Acts of Parliament and Subsidiary Legislation);
b. Historical versions of legislation;
c. Bills tabled in Parliament;
d. Revised editions of legislation;
e. Acts and Subsidiary Legislation as published in the Gazette .
(Legislation prior to 1998 in categories (b) to (e) may not be fully available.)
About the SSO logo
The red and black bars in the SSO logo signify the traditional red binders and black binders used in Singapore for the official print versions of Statutes and Subsidiary Legislation, respectively.
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.
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No part may be reproduced except in accordance with the Copyright Act (Cap. 63).