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    Commentary: Decriminalising attempted suicide in Singapore does not mean less help for vulnerable people

    Attempted suicide was decriminalised as of Jan 1, 2020. The move is a welcome one that recognises it as a cry for help, rather than treat it as a ...
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    Sweeping law reforms to outlaw marital rape, penalise voyeurism passed

  3. Police stand guard in Singapore on July 18, 2012

    Sweeping changes proposed to Singapore Penal Code; attempted suicide to be decriminalised

    The Government agrees with most of the recommendations to reforming the Penal Code.
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    Commentary: What took us so long to move against marital immunity for rape?

    The journey towards a potential abolishment of marital immunity for rape, as part of a review of the Penal Code, raises questions about how our ...
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    Marital rape, voyeurism to become offences in ‘sweeping’ changes proposed for Singapore’s penal code

    Enhanced protection for the vulnerable is one of five main areas of recommendations submitted to the Government by a review committee.
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    Amendments to Penal Code passed in Parliament

    Amendments to the Penal Code have been passed in Parliament, such that the mandatory death penalty will not be imposed for all murder cases.