Legislation Comments and List: Electing the President: The Presidential Elections Act 1991
Valentine S. Winslow
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 476-481, 1991
The Presidential Elections Act 1991 was passed, as a consequence of the passing of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Act 1991, which created, inter alia, the new institution of a directly elected President for Singapore. That constitutional amendment provides that: The President shall be elected by the citizens of Singapore in accordance with any law made by the Legislature. The Presidential Elections Act accordingly prescribes the procedure for the election of the President.
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Date posted: February 21, 2007
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