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Government Accepts All Recommendations by Committee to Review and Enhance Reforms in the Family Justice System
Feb 24, 2020
The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) have concluded our assessment of all the feedback received, via a six-week- long public consultation, on the recommendations submitted by the Committee to Review and Enhance Reforms in the Family Justice System (RERF Committee) in September 2019. There was wide support for many of the recommendations, especially in the areas of early support for couples facing divorce, and enhancements to the family justice system.
Divorce ruling to state which party is allowed to list child as occupier
Oct 7, 2019
Section 126 of the Women’s
Charter allows the Court to make a care and control order subject to any
conditions as it thinks fit to impose, including the place where the child is
Appointment of Two New Divorce Support Specialists Agencies Expands The Support Available to Families Undergoing Divorce
Sep 19, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development has appointed two new Divorce
Support Specialist Agencies (DSSAs) – Thrive Parenting! and Healing Hearts @ Fei
Yue – to better support families undergoing divorce with specialised services
Public Consultation on RERF Report
Sep 19, 2019
Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the Ministry of Law
(MinLaw) have received recommendations from the Committee to Review and Enhance
Reforms in the Family Justice System (RERF Committee).
Marriages under the Special Marriage Licence
May 8, 2019
Minister Desmond Lee answers Ms Anthea Ong's question on marriages under the special marriage licence.
Youths help redesign the ROM & ROMM building, hoping to say "I do" there one day
Mar 11, 2019
Students from three Institutes of Higher Learning are exploring how to redesign the interior of the 36-year-old building that houses the Registries of Civil and Muslim Marriages (ROM and ROMM) at Fort Canning.
Transnational Marriages in Singapore
Jan 15, 2019
MOS answers questions by Ms Anthea Ong, NMP and Mr Mohamed Irshad, NMP on transnational marriages in Singapore.
Strengthening Marriage Among Young Couples
Jan 14, 2019
Minister answers question by Mr Mohamed Irshad, NMP on measures to strengthen the institution of marraige among young couples.
Keynote address by Minister Desmond Lee at the Family Justice Practice Forum
Oct 2, 2018
Keynote address by Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development, at the Family Justice Practice Forum, 2 Oct
Introducing therapeutic and restorative principles in family justice for better family outcomes
Oct 2, 2018
Minister Desmond Lee shared the broad areas that the inter-agency committee tasked to Review and Enhance Reforms in the Family Justice System (RERF) has been studying and will be consulting stakeholders on.