ISKANDAR PUTERI: Four foreign security guards have been arrested here for failing to provide valid documents. Iskandar Puteri OCPD Asst Comm Dzulkhairi Mukhtar said the four individuals from Pakistan and India, who are between 23 and 34 years old, were arrested separately on Thursday (April 15) at a housing area in Mutiara Rini, Skudai. "A police team from Iskandar Puteri was making checks on a security post at a housing area in Mutiara Rini when it met two Pakistani security officers. "The duo failed to show their identification documents and valid security officer permits," he said in a statement here on Friday (March 16). He added that the security officers' manager was also arrested at the same location for violating the licence condition of a private agency for employing foreigners without a permit. "The 32-year-old manager also tested positive for methamphetamine and has a criminal record with three drug-related offences," he said, adding that the manager was a local. ... » Learn More about Four foreign security guards arrested for failing to provide valid papers, manager held too
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What is a tenancy? A tenancy has the legal effect of transferring an interest in land from the landlord to the tenant. It means that for a certain term at a determined rent, the tenant has exclusive possession of the premises. Typically, the duties of the landlord and tenant are found within the terms of the tenancy agreement . A breach of any of these terms potentially leads to the termination of the tenancy, resulting in several types of remedies available for both landlord and tenant. Types of tenancies in Singapore In Singapore, tenancy takes the form of leases or licences. A lease is not the same as a licence. A lease gives the tenant a proprietary interest in the land. A licence is only a personal arrangement between two parties, where the landlord has given the tenant a personal permission to use the premises for a short period of time. A lease offers the tenant the common law rights of assignment to a third party (depending on the property) and is capable for ... » Learn More about What you should know about tenant-landlord rights in Singapore
Singapore has seen a 32 per cent increase in dog owners from 2006 to 2015. While our furry friends are usually well-behaved and make good companions, unfortunate situations may sometimes arise. From time to time, incidents of dogs attacking people do surface in the media. As a dog owner, you might be concerned about the legal consequences of your dog attacking someone. This article outlines some of these consequences. STATUTORY LIABILITY WHEN YOUR DOG INJURES SOMEONE Under the section 10 of the Miscellaneous Offences (Public Order and Nuisance) Act , dog owners will be liable to a fine up to $5,000 if their dog bites another person. In addition, the dog owner must pay compensation not exceeding $2,000 to the person that has suffered the injury. The court will assess the exact amount of compensation to be paid. As this is a strict liability offence, dog owners are liable in the event of a dog bite even if the dog owner was not negligent or did not know that the dog is ... » Learn More about If my dog bites somebody, will I be liable?