COVID-19 Rules For Unvaccinated or Medically Ineligible Persons

Although being vaccinated against COVID-19 is not compulsory in Singapore at the time of writing, unvaccinated individuals make up most of the severe and ICU COVID-19 cases in Singapore. The Singapore government has accordingly implemented Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) to protect unvaccinated individuals from contracting COVID-19. At the same…

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Are Sovereign Citizens Legally Recognised in Singapore?

Even in Singapore’s collectivist society where citizens are largely law-abiding, sovereign citizens have been making the news recently for disobeying laws. This uptick in cases involving sovereign citizens possibly occurred in response to how COVID-19 regulations, such as mask-wearing and vaccination-differentiated rules, have been seen by them to impinge on…

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COVID-19: Can Safe Distancing Enforcement Officers Do This?

Safe distancing enforcement officers play an integral role in Singapore’s battle against COVID-19. However, in recent times, some have raised concerns that they may be overstepping their boundaries, such as when safe distancing enforcement officers from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) legitimately entered the house of Singapore actor Nick Mikhail…

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