The Attorney-General’s Chambers is the legal adviser to the Government and is not authorised to advise private organisations or individuals.
If you require advice on the application or interpretation of any legislation, you should consult a lawyer. If you cannot afford to engage a lawyer, the Legal Aid Bureau or the free legal clinics run by the Singapore Law Society may be able to help you.
Yes, you need to obtain the approval of the Attorney-General's Chambers before you can do any of the following:
- upload or reproduce any Singapore legislation on any website or other platform;
- reproduce any Singapore legislation in any publication;
- hyperlink to SSO.
Please send your request for approval to [email protected].
A government agency does not need to seek approval to (a) reproduce on the government agency’s website any legislation that is administered by that government agency; or (b) hyperlink to SSO.
Official hard copies of legislation can be purchased from the Singapore Government Printer, Toppan Leefung Pte Ltd. For more information, please visit their website.
SSO Features and Content
SSO aims to make available new legislation and legislation amendments as follows:
(a) newly enacted legislation and amendments to existing legislation will be made available on SSO within 3 working days after they come into force;
(b) Bills Supplement, Acts Supplement and Subsidiary Legislation Supplement will be made available on SSO within 3 working days after their publication in the Government Gazette.
If SSO cannot be updated within 3 working days due to technical issues, complexity of legislation or other constraints, announcements will be made on SSO.
If you are still unable to view the entire legislation, please inform us by clicking here .
The following functions of SSO work best on the recommended browsers for those functions:
(a) the recommended browsers for copying and pasting legislation text in SSO without losing format are Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
(b) the recommended browsers for the Print to HTML function in SSO are Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
For items (a) and (b), if you are not able to use any of the recommended browsers, you can obtain a MS Word version of the legislation by clicking on the printer icon on the top-right corner of the legislation navigation bar.
The above answer is not an endorsement of any particular browser and is provided only for the purpose of facilitating user experience with SSO.
Please see FAQ 1 under SSO Features and Content.
In addition, the amendments to the legislation may not have come into force yet. If the amendments to the legislation have come into force but the amendments are still not reflected on SSO, please inform us by clicking here.
b) Your “My Collections’ profile on SSO will expire if there is no activity on your profile for 12 months. If your ‘My Collections’ profile expires, your bookmarks under the ‘My Collections’ feature will be removed by the system.