Specified “Road Traffic (PAP Event)”, the Deputy Police Commissioner executed a direct order to block several roads near Portsdown Road yesterday (August 28). The Road Block will happen during the election week on September 4 (Friday) where contesting political parties can campaign for votes, but the event is reserved exclusively for the ruling party PAP:

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“FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 1

First published in the Government Gazette, Electronic Edition, on 28th August 2015 at 5.00 pm.
No. 2128 –– ROAD TRAFFIC ACT (CHAPTER 276) ROAD TRAFFIC (PAP EVENT) ORDER 2015 ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

Paragraph
1. Citation
2. Prohibition of entry
3. Exemption
The Schedule

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 143 of the Road Traffic Act, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, on his own motion, makes the following Order:

Citation
1. This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (PAP Event) Order 2015.
Prohibition of entry
2. No vehicle is to enter or remain on any road specified in the Schedule
on 29 August 2015 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until such later time as the Deputy
Commissioner of Police may determine.
Exemption
3. This Order does not apply to ––
(a) any vehicle conveying police officers on duty;
(b) any vehicle belonging to the Singapore Civil Defence Force;
(c) any ambulance; and
(d) any other vehicle displaying official labels.

2 REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
THE SCHEDULE
Paragraph 2
1. Media Walk (between lamp post 12/1F and lamp post 16).
2. The carriageway of Media Circle in the direction of Portsdown Road
(between lamp post 15 and lamp post 11).

Made on 28 August 2015.
LAU PEET MENG
Deputy Commissioner of Police,
Singapore.”

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A former Assistant Police Commissioner, Melvin Yong, has joined the ruling party PAP to contest in the upcoming elections at Tanjong Pagar GRC.

You may view the original Government gazette here.

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Photo of Singapore Police from pbase