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AGC Law Reform Essay Competition 2014

At this year’s AGC Law Reform Essay Competition, suggestions from the 28 essays submitted on the topic of reforming the law in Singapore to reduce domestic violence include expanding the Personal Protection Order (PPO) regime under the Women’s Charter so that co-habitees may also apply for a PPO, allowing a person to apply for a PPO on behalf of a relative.and empowering the court to appoint a “best interest representative” for children and young persons to represent the child’s best interest during court proceedings.

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Last updated / reviewed on 11 Nov 2014