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Penal Code, Articles 2, 3 and 5 (1872, 2011)

Chapter I (16/9/1872) Revised 1998

Punishment of offences committed within Singapore.

2. Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act or omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which he is guilty within Singapore.

Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within Singapore.

3. Any person liable by law to be tried for an offence committed beyond the limits of Singapore, shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond Singapore, in the same manner as if such act had been committed within Singapore.

Certain laws not to be affected by this Code.

5. Nothing in this Code is intended to repeal, vary, suspend, or affect any of the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers or servicemen in the Singapore Armed Forces, or of any other law for the time being in force.

link to the complete text of the Penal Code: Singapore-Penal Code-1872-2011-eng

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