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NCJ Number: 119805 Find in a Library
Title: Denial of Passports to Drug Offenders in Singapore
Journal: Bulletin on Narcotics  Volume:36  Issue:3  Dated:special issue (July-September 1984)  Pages:43-45
Author(s): P G Ek
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 3
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This article details Singapore's laws restricting the travel of drug offenders.
Abstract: Singapore attempts to curtail illicit drug trafficking among those in its jurisdiction in several ways. Drug addicts are given compulsory treatment and rehabilitation. Depending on the gravity of their offenses, drug offenders are not allowed to leave Singapore for specified periods of time ranging from 2 to 15 years. Those who commit certain drug offenses are denied passports. The appeal procedure for those denied passports is described. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug law enforcement
Index Term(s): Freedom of movement; Singapore
Note: Special issue on sentencing policies and practices
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