Written Answer by Minister for Law, Mr K Shanmugam, to Parliamentary Question on Study To Enhance Case Management System By State Courts To Capture And Track Data On Types Of Harassment Filed Under Protection from Harassment Act 2014
07 March 2022 Posted in Parliamentary speeches and responses
Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim (Member of Parliament for Chua Chu Kang GRC)
To ask the Minister for Law whether there is an update on the study to enhance the case management system by the State Courts to capture and track data on the types of harassment filed under the Protection from Harassment Act 2014, broken down into categories such as sexual and workplace harassment, online harassment and harassment by neighbours.
- The specialist Protection from Harassment Court was operationalized on 1 June 2021. With this, the State Courts have also enhanced their case management system to capture and track data on the following types of harassment: (a) sexual harassment; (b) workplace harassment; (c) cyber-bullying; (d) doxxing; and (e) harassment by debt collectors, moneylenders, or creditors.
Last updated on 07 March 2022