The Post-Colonial Constitutional Evolution of the Singapore Legislature: a Case Study
Professor Li-ann Thio
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 80-122, 1993
The object of this article is to attempt a descriptive analysis and comprehensive case study of the post-Independence constitutional evolution of the Singapore legislature. Particular reference is made to the 1991 General Elections and the implications for the Singapore political scene. It will evaluate the extent to which there has been a successful reconciliation of elite rule with accountability to the citizen body in the local context and the prospects for the Singapore version of parliamentary democracy.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 43Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 26, 2007
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