The Post-Colonial Constitutional Evolution of the Singapore Legislature: a Case Study

43 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2007

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Li-ann Thio

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Abstract

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.

Suggested Citation

Thio, Li-ann, The Post-Colonial Constitutional Evolution of the Singapore Legislature: a Case Study. Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 80-122, 1993, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=965257

Li-ann Thio (Contact Author)

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law ( email )

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