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Contribution to Book
Singapore [2019]
2019 Global Review of Constitutional Law (2020)
  • Dr Jaclyn L Neo, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
  • Jack Tsen-Ta Lee
  • Makoto C Hong, AGC Academy, Attorney-General's Chambers, Singapore
  • Jiayun Ho, Attorney-General's Chambers, Singapore
  • Marcus Wei Ren Teo, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
The year 2019 saw a flurry of important constitutional cases, alongside two significant legislative developments with constitutional implications. Freedom of speech and assembly took center stage in 2019 within and outside the courts. Aside from two constitutional cases touching upon the scope of Article 14 of the Singapore Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, association, and assembly, constitutional debate around the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act 2019 (POFMA), Singapore's anti-fake news law, also revolved around free speech concerns.
  • fake news,
  • free speech,
  • POFMA,
  • Singapore,
  • constitutional law
Publication Date
November 26, 2020
Richard Albert, David Landau, Pietro Faraguna, and Simon Drugda
I-CONnect and the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy at Boston College
Citation Information
Jaclyn L Neo, Jack Tsen-Ta Lee, Makoto C Hong, Jiayun Ho, et al.. "Singapore [2019]" 4thBoston, Massachusetts2019 Global Review of Constitutional Law (2020) p. 293 - 299
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