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ICA Statement On Revocation Of Chong Tet Choe's Permanent Residence Status

          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