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Hostage-Taking Act (2010)

The Act contains 16 Sections and an Explanatory Statement.

The Sections are:

  1. Short title and commencement
  2. Interpretation
  3. Hostage-taking
  4. Extra-territoriality
  5. Information relating to hostage-taking offence
  6. Power to freeze bank account
  7. Power to order inspection of customer information
  8. Power to obtain information
  9. No prosecution without Public Prosecutor’s consent
  10. Prosecution of informers
  11. Offences by bodies corporate, etc.
  12. Power of arrest
  13. Assistance in criminal matters for Convention offences
  14. Extradition
  15. Consequential Amendment to Banking Act
  16. Consequential Amendment to Penal Code
  17. Consequential Amemdment to Road Vehicles (Special Powers) Act

Singapore-Hostage Taking Act-2010-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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