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Sedition Ordinance (Press Freedom)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 28 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if, in view of the stage of political development now reached in Singapore, he will consider legislation to relax the existing sedition laws, which bear hardly in particular upon the freedom of the Press.

No. The Sedition Ordinance in force in Singapore does not bear hardly on the freedom of the Press.