Rehabilitation of young sex offenders, MCs issued by TCM physicians
Parliamentary Questions by Er Dr. Lee Bee Wah on 3-4 Feb 2020
1) To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what rehabilitation measures are young sex offenders subject to in their time in prison or probation to prevent recidivism;
(b) whether studies are being done on the mindset of local sex offenders, be they for crimes with or without physical contact with victims, to improve the necessary corrective actions; and
(c) whether there are plans to work with universities and schools to conduct outreach and introduce relevant material into the curriculum.
2) To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry can review the policy concerning medical certificates issued by Ministry approved TCM physicians and mandate its acceptance for medical leave claims across the board.