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whats illegal in Singapore comparing to UK

Post by angelx666 » Fri, 22 Aug 2008 7:31 am

please, what is illegal in Singapore comparing to UK law?
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Re: whats illegal in Singapore comparing to UK

Post by frenzal » Fri, 22 Aug 2008 9:24 am

angelx666 wrote:please, what is illegal in Singapore comparing to UK law?
molesting young boys

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Post by jeanleeca » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:00 am

must be chewing the GUM

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Post by positano » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 1:39 am

sexual relations between people of the same gender

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Post by angelx666 » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 4:30 am

positano wrote:sexual relations between people of the same gender
umm? really, i get drunk sometimes and can kiss the girl or more, is this serious ?

i need real answers, as i dun wanna go to jail for something i do freely in uk...!!!
not selling anything

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Not so strict

Post by Asdracles » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:04 pm

Ok, don't be scared. I also read this was a Strict Law Country, and is good, but not so strict.

They are quite serious with the civic behaviour (jaywalking, littering, ... fines are more usual than in any european country, but don't expect a policeman or camera every 5 metres)

Drug very strict, specially upon arrival. Even bringing cigarettes can be a problem if you don't declare them. Also smoking now is banned in public closed places.

Careful about politics comments. Public meetings/rallies must be approved by government.

Sex: Porn is illegal. Also as someone told you, homosexual behaviour is illegal too here, but I think nobody cares too much about this.

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Post by maneo » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 7:05 am

jeanleeca wrote:must be chewing the GUM
Chewing the gum is not illegal.
Selling it and leaving chewed gum around is.

positano wrote:sexual relations between people of the same gender
This doesn't stop those that have this preference.

angelx666 wrote:
positano wrote:sexual relations between people of the same gender
umm? really, i get drunk sometimes and can kiss the girl or more, is this serious ?

i need real answers, as i dun wanna go to jail for something i do freely in uk...!!!
Wonder if "outrage of modesty" or "outrage of decency" might apply here, especially with the "or more" part.

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Re: Not so strict

Post by louy » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 8:34 pm

Asdracles wrote:
... Porn is illegal.
Is this for real ?? Or is this a joke ?? :???:
What is the punishment for possesion of such material ??

I think I may have to format my laptop before I come out.

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Post by durain » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 8:52 pm

yep, it is for real.

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Post by QRM » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 9:32 pm

I heard if you took "recreational" drugs overseas and you came back to Singapore, if they test you, and you show up positive you get done, or is this another urban myth?

Oral sex is illegal, apparently its OK if its used as foreplay but just a BJ or munching at the Y on its own with no intention of a follow through you get done. :shock:

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Post by durain » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 9:40 pm

QRM wrote:I heard if you took "recreational" drugs overseas and you came back to Singapore, if they test you, and you show up positive you get done, or is this another urban myth?
that's for real too. the drug will stay in your blood/urine for a few days.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 11:25 pm

Yep, been in the Newspapers several time over the years......

Unless you are a cunning linguist it better lead to procreation or else it's considered and abomination and ye will be damned by the gahmen's agents or otherwise known as the constabulary aka The Cops!
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Post by jpatokal » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 11:45 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Unless you are a cunning linguist it better lead to procreation or else it's considered and abomination and ye will be damned by the gahmen's agents or otherwise known as the constabulary aka The Cops!
This was true until recently, but Section 377 (for heteros) was repealed in 2007. 377A for homos, though, remains in force.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Section_37 ... Singapore)

And as for chewing gum, the Regulation of Imports and Exports (Chewing Gum) Regulations make it illegal to "bring or cause [chewing gum] to be brought into Singapore by land, water or air from any place which is outside Singapore". Chapter and verse:

http://www.customs.gov.sg/NR/rdonlyres/ ... 102/32.pdf

Fine for first offense: up to $100,000 :shock:

The only exceptions are medicinal gums, ie. stuff containing xylitol (good for your teeth) or nicotine (bad for you but beats smoking), which are only available in pharmacies if you show ID.
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Post by rhino6vx » Thu, 28 Aug 2008 1:53 pm

Porn is illegal but there are RED LIGHT districts? am I right?

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