Relevant Singapore Laws

Relevant Singapore laws especially those relating to ICA and Ministry of Manpower. This include, but are not limited to, immigration requirements, laws on driving, drugs and alcohol abuse, employment, smoking, traffic and littering.

Immigration

All international students studying in Singapore must have a valid passport and a Student Pass from the ICA (Immigration and Checkpoint Authority).

Employment

International students are not allowed to work in Singapore without a ‘Work Pass Exemption’ from the MOM (Ministry of Manpower).

Driving

All drivers must be in possession of a valid Singapore driving license and the vehicle must be insured.

Drugs

Possession of Controlled Drugs is presumed to be for trafficking, an offence which can carry the death penalty.

Alcohol Abuse

Any offense committed while being intoxicated (drunk) is punishable under the law. Drunk driving is a serious offence.

Smoking

Smoking in specific public places and indoor restaurants is prohibited.

Traffic

Jay walking is an offence.

Littering

Littering, spitting and vandalism (with graffiti) in public areas are serious offences.

Other Areas of Singapore Law

Singapore Law Website: http://www.singaporelaw.sg/


Please Note:
IGNORANCE OF THE LAW IS NO EXCUSE TO BREAK THE LAW, THE RESPONSIBILITY LIES ON EVERYONE TO KNOW THE LAW. IF IN DOUBT, CHECK WITH THE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES OR SEEK LEGAL COUNSEL