Comparative law and justice/Singapore

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Economic Development, Health, and Education[edit | edit source]

Governance[edit | edit source]

Judicial Review[edit | edit source]

Courts and Criminal Law[edit | edit source]

Punishment[edit | edit source]

Legal Personnel[edit | edit source]

Law Enforcement[edit | edit source]

Singapore has two categories for authorities. One is the Singapore Police Force, and the other is customs authority. Requirement for the Singapore Police Force includes a physical test, education, and citizenship. Males need to get a grade of A or B of the physical test, which is known as the Physical Employment Status. Females are exempt from this portion. Both genders need at least 5 credits in General Certificate of Education (GCE) in the "O" level. This is equivalent to a United States's high school diploma with a C average. The last requirement to qualify for a police officer is to be a Singaporean or be a Singapore Permanent Resident. [1]

Crime Rates and Public Opinion[edit | edit source]

Singapore 's legal system is based on the English Common Law system.

Rights[edit | edit source]

Family Law[edit | edit source]

Social Inequality[edit | edit source]

Human Rights[edit | edit source]

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