Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill

Bill No. 21/1985

Read the first time on 31st October 1985.
An Act to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (Chapter 113 of the Revised Edition).
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 1985 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 7
2.  Section 7 of the Criminal Procedure Code (referred to in this Act as the principal Act) is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “seven years” in subsection (1) and substituting the words “10 years”; and
(b)by deleting the words “or imprisonment for life” in subsection (2).
Amendment of section 9
3.  Section 9(c)(i) of the principal Act is amended by deleting the words “seven years” and substituting the words “10 years”.
Amendment of section 11
4.  Section 11(3) of the principal Act is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “five years” in paragraph (a) and substituting the words “7 years”; and
(b)by deleting the words “five thousand dollars” in paragraph (b) and substituting the words “$10,000”.