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Historical Sources of Singapore Law: Parliamentary Papers

Introduction

This section contains parliamentary papers and other official documents relating to the Straits Settlements and Singapore.

Resources

Papers Presented to Parliament Series (on ArchivesOnline)

This database contains records that were formally presented to Parliament and is maintained by the National Archives.

Papers are classified into 1 of 6 categories: Command Paper, Parliamentary Paper, Statutory Paper, Subsidiary Legislation Paper, Presidential Council Paper and Miscellaneous Paper. They include legislation, reports of select committees of Parliament and government white papers.

All Papers from 2011 onwards are in digital format and will be uploaded on the Government Records Database as and when NAS receives them from Parliament.

Older papers dating back to 1955 are being digitised and will be made available progressively by end 2018.

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‚ÄčSearch across the National Archives and National Library repositories for digitised materials relating to the Straits Settlements.

A selection of various reports published in BookSG:

Chinese Marriage Committee Report : Paper to be Laid Before the Legislative Council by Command of His Excellency the Governor
No.51 of 1926 (Straits Settlements)

Report on the Progress of the Straits Settlement from 1859-60 to 1866-67
Report by Major General Sir Orfeur Cavenagh, Governor of the Straits Settlements.

Research Librarian

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Lee Su-Lin
Contact:
C J Koh Law Library
469D Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259773
Phone: +65 6516 2042
Subjects: Law

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