Attorney-General v Ting Choon Meng and another appeal [2017] 1 SLR 373; [2017] SGCA 6

Government is not a victim under the POHA. e Citizen” website were false. The issue was whether s. 15 applies to the Government. The HC and CA held that the section was not applicable. Although s. 3 & 36 of the Government Proceedings Act provide that the Government may enforce rights by starting an action, it does not state whether these rights exists. In the parliamentary debates, the CA noted that Minister K Shanmugan referred to “victims” and was focused solely on human beings. The interpretation was also consistent with the scheme and structure of POHA.