The Attorney-General's Powers Over Criminal Prosecution

Posted: 6 Apr 2005

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M. Sornarajah

National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law

Abstract

The decision of Chief Justice Yong Pung How in PP v Norzian bin Bintat [[1995] 3 SLR [Singapore Law Reports] 462] raises a question of fundamental importance as to the extent of the power of the Attorney-General over criminal prosecutions in Singapore.

Keywords: Constitutional law, criminal procedure, power of Attorney-General over criminal prosecutions, Singapore

JEL Classification: K19, K42

Suggested Citation

Sornarajah, M., The Attorney-General's Powers Over Criminal Prosecution. Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 8, p. 47, 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=696503

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