Written Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on the Repeal of Marital Rape by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

Published: 15 August 2016


Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what is the status of the review on the need to repeal marital rape immunity as stated by the Government during the 32nd Human Rights Council; (b) when immunity from marital rape will be repealed; and (c) whether this will be a total or partial repeal with exceptions.



1. This issue is being reviewed actively. We will give an update when the position is clearer.