Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim on Registration of Births and Deaths Bill

Second Reading for Registration of Births and Deaths Bill – Speech by Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development 1.   Madam Deputy Speaker, on behalf of the Second Minister for Home Affairs, I beg to move, “That the Bill be now read a second time.” Background2.   The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, or RBDA, was enacted in 1937. It empowers the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, or ICA,....

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Traffic Police enforcement against illegal speed trials

Ms Ng Ling Ling asked the Minister for Home Affairs in light of the fatal car accident along Tanjong Pagar, whether the Traffic Police will consider more enforcement actions at roads that are conducive for car racing especially in the late nights. The Minister of State for Home Affairs (Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim) (for the Minister for Home Affairs): Madam, the Traffic Police (TP) conducts regular enforcement operations at known hotspots. Further, when public feedback is received on such activities,....

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HDB pilot model for singles

Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim’s (Minister of State for National Development) speech at Committee of Supply 2021 debate Mr Chairman, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many Singaporeans, with the lower-income and vulnerable among us especially hard-hit, for instance in terms of jobs and income loss.  At the same time, the crisis has brought out the best in us. We saw so many individuals and groups stepping forward to help others. For example, groups of volunteers went out at night to befriend rough sleepers,....

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Installation of Speed Cameras in Incident-Prone Areas

Ms Joan Pereira asked the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what criteria need to be met before the installation of speed cameras for roads; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider installing them where speeding takes place often especially at locations where these incidents occur mostly at night. The Minister of State for Home Affairs (Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim) (for the Minister for Home Affairs): Mr Speaker, for the installation of speed cameras, the Traffic Police (TP) will consider locations where speeding takes place often and which are prone to accidents.....

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