Guns, Explosives and Weapons Control Bill (Bill No. 44/2020) 

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Guns, Explosives and Weapons Control Bill (Bill No. 44/2020)  Introduction Mr Speaker Sir, The Guns, Explosives and Weapons or GEW (Control) Bill is a good step forward. This effectively harmonizes and updates the laws against new trends and threats and will strengthen the existing enforcement framework which will in turn minimise risks posed by GEW going forward. Having had the experience of being a former National Service Police Commander,....

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Supporting firms in the ePayments space to focus on identifying potential incremental risks relating to digital payment token service as well as technology risks which include risks around data.

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Payment Services (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 41/2020) 1. Mr Speaker Sir, Innovation in payments will contribute to domestic economic growth and improve the lives of our Singaporeans by facilitating the convenience of transactions at lower cost.  At the same time, such alternatives to physical cash can promote digital financial literacy and economic efficiency. 2. This amendment Bill in my view represents progressive legislation and I commend the focus on identifying potential incremental risks,....

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Current Performance Management System of Stack Ranking

Parliamentary Questions by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 4 and 5 January To ask the Minister for Education with regard to the current performance management system of stack ranking (a) how is a C-, D, and E ranking grade determined for teachers; and (b) whether the way the grades are determined differs from school to school. Response To ask the Minister for Education what are the penalties teachers face when they get C-, D and E ranking grades respectively.....

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On Spousal Income and Total Fertility Rate for Singaporean women and Long Term Visit Pass Holders who are married to Singaporeans

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 4 and 5 January 2021 To ask the Prime Minister between 2010 and 2019, what is the total fertility rate (TFR) amongst Long Term Visit Pass holders who are married to Singaporeans as compared to the TFR amongst Singaporean women. Response To ask the Minister for Law (a) for the past five years, what has been the number of maintenance order applications received by the Family Justice Court,....

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