Minister for Law (Singapore)

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Law Minister of
the Republic of Singapore
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K Shanmugam, MP

since 1 May 2008
Ministry of Law
Inaugural holderKenneth M. Byrne
Formation5 June 1959
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The Minister for Law is head of the Ministry of Law, and a member of the Cabinet of Singapore. Heading the Ministry of Law is K Shanmugam.

Minister Start of Term End of Term
Kenneth Michael Byrne 5 June 1959 17 October 1963
Vacant (18 October 1963 - 30 October 1964)
Edmund William Barker[1] 1 November 1964 12 September 1988[2]
Shunmugam Jayakumar 12 September 1988 30 April 2008
K Shanmugam 1 May 2008 Incumbent

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Barker's sworn in as Law Minister". The Straits Times. Singapore. 1 November 1964. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launches new E W Barker Centre for Law and Business at NUS". The Straits Times. 29 May 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2017.