Singapore permanent residents who have been convicted of an offence will have their permanent residence (PR) status reviewed by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). In the case of Mr Chong Tet Choe, ICA has revoked his PR status on 4 February 2021.
2 Chong was convicted and sentenced to two weeks imprisonment for breaching COVID-19 regulations.
3 All persons under the Stay-Home Notice (SHN) are to comply with the prevailing public health regulations and requirements in Singapore. Those who fail to comply, including persons who tamper with and/or remove the electronic monitoring device during the SHN period, will be liable to prosecution under the Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 – Stay Orders) Regulations 2020. The penalty may be a fine of up to S$10,000 and/or imprisonment of up to six months. Foreigners may face further administrative actions by ICA and/or MOM, such as revoking, or shortening the validity of permits and passes to remain/work in Singapore.
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority
5 February 2021