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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby BBCWatcher » Thu, 14 Jul 2016 7:26 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:You are assuming that all speakers of English on the board are native English speakers.

I am not. However, in this specific case, as it happens, Jeff was (we can reasonably infer) born, raised, and educated in Singapore and is 16 years of age. His English reading comprehension -- including his comprehension of the written word "possibly," italicized as a bonus -- might be better than yours.

Everything I wrote upthread is precise, clear, important, and factually correct -- and that's what ought to matter here, one would think.

I have no idea why this stuff is even arguable, why so many people in this forum so often look for arguments where there are none. I'm trying to help provide useful advice, and on this occasion (and many others) that's exactly what happened.

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 Jul 2016 8:20 pm

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I make no apologies for my barnyard English as I grew up on a farm in a small community of less than 10k people. I'll just bet you are the life of the party at social events. :roll:

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 14 Jul 2016 9:42 pm

^^^^^^
And in the famous words of Walter Mondale, "Where's the beef?"

Then again, I am "reasonably inferring" the above, SMS.

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby BBCWatcher » Fri, 15 Jul 2016 2:07 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:And in the famous words of Walter Mondale, "Where's the beef?"

Walter Mondale lost, badly. He holds the record for the worst Electoral College defeat in the Democratic Party's nearly 200 year history.

He's a terrific guy in many ways, but his "Where's the beef?" wasn't one of those ways.

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby PNGMK » Fri, 15 Jul 2016 9:37 pm

To be fair it took me a double reading of BBCW's post to work out what he meant as well and I concur with him or her that there is a possibility... I put this in my common category of 'assumption makes an ass of me' mistakes...

So Jeff to summarize you can cancel your PR before being called up for NS. One thing we are absolutely positive about is you won't ever be able to work in Singapore. One thing we don't know for certain is whether you will always be able to enter Singapore to visit your folks but the presumption is you probably will be able to unless there is a major policy shift. Apologies for misreading your initial post; so many of these are "I ran away from NS and now what?".
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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby x9200 » Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:13 pm

I think the assumptions is the right word. To be fair (me too) I have no idea why everybody is after BBCW in this specific thread. Is his English somehow non-standard?

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby wildcat727 » Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:34 am

What passport do you hold? If you are not a citizen of SG then you should, not be considered a deserter if you give up PR. In my humble opinion......
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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59 am

Would depend on whether or not he got his call-up.

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby apple0000 » Tue, 29 May 2018 10:54 am

Hi Jeff,
I have a similar encounter, can you share with me did you drop your PR? And if your family members are affected?

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Re: Regarding legal issues of renouncing PR before NS

Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 29 May 2018 11:41 am

apple0000 wrote:Hi Jeff,
I have a similar encounter, can you share with me did you drop your PR? And if your family members are affected?


Well... Jeff last posted almost two years ago and made only two posts. You will be mighty lucky to get a response.


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