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    Featured Articles on Protection from Harassment Act 2014

        

    The Protection from Harassment Act 2014 ("the Act"), together with two accompanying subsidiary legislations, came into effect on 15 November 2014. Singapore Law Blog is pleased to make available for full download three recent law journal articles on various aspects of the Act. References to recent newspaper articles on the Act are also provided.

    Law Journal Articles on the Protection from Harassment Act

    1. On the reasons for legislating against harassment in Singapore prior to the passage of the Act: Goh Yihan, "The Case for Legislating Harassment in Singapore" (2014) 26 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 68, available for download here.

    2. On the general structure and ambit of the Act: Goh Yihan and Yip Man, "The Protection from Harassment Act 2014 - Legislative Comment" (2014) 26 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 700, available for download here.

    3. On the specific offence of stalking created by the Act: Chan Wing Cheong: "The New Offence of 'Unlawful Stalking' in Singapore" (2014) 26 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 333, available for download here.

    Recent Newspaper Articles on the Protection from Harassment Act

    1. "Protection from Harassment Act: 5 things you need to know about the landmark legislation", The Straits Times, 15 January 2015, available for reading here.

    2. "Singapore's Protection from Harassment Act 2014 now in force", The Business Times, 15 January 2015, available for reading here.

    3. "Act to protect Singaporeans from harassment takes effect", Today, 15 January 2015, available for reading here.

    4. "79 complaints received since Protection from Harassment Act came into force", Today, 16 January 2015, available for reading here.

    5. "Quicker, easier ways to get legal recourse for harassment", Channel News Asia, 15 January 2015, available for reading here.

    Full Text of the Act

    The full text of the Protection from Harassment Act may be found here.

    * Singapore Law Blog is grateful to the authors, editors and the Singapore Academy of Law for their kind permission granted to post the respective articles. No article posted here may be circulated or reproduced without the prior permission of the author(s), editor(s) and publisher.

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