Ministry of Law (Singapore)

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Ministry of Law
Singapore Ministry of Law (logo).png
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Singapore
Headquarters100 High Street, #08-02 The Treasury, Singapore 179434
Employees1,022[1]
Annual budgetIncrease 555.57 million (est) SGD (2019)[2]
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Ng How Yue[3], Permanent Secretary
  • Poon Hong Yuen, Deputy Secretary
Child agencies
Websitewww.mlaw.gov.sg

The Ministry of Law (Abbreviation: MinLaw; Malay: Kementerian Undang-Undang; Chinese: 律政部) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for ensuring that Singapore's legal infrastructure is clear, efficacious and transparent[peacock term]. It is currently led by Minister for Law K Shanmugam.

Mission[edit]

Advancing access to justice, the rule of law, the economy and society through policy, law and services.

Organisational structure[edit]

The Ministry of Law comprises

HQ's policy divisions consist of

  • Legal Policy Division
  • International Legal Division
  • Legal Industry Division
  • Policy Advisory Division
  • Land Policy Division
  • Intellectual Property Policy Division
  • Community Legal Services Division

List of ministers[edit]

See Minister for Law (Singapore)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2019/download/pdf/41-MLAW-2019.pdf
  2. ^ https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2019/download/pdf/41-MLAW-2019.pdf
  3. ^ "Changes in Permanent Secretary appointments from January 2017". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

External links[edit]