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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s highest court has reserved judgment in former presidential hopeful Tan Cheng  Bock’s appeal against the decision to throw out an application contesting the legitimacy of the upcoming reserved Presidential Election.

It  is unclear when a judgment will be delivered, with Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon saying that the five judges hearing the case on Monday  (Jul 31) would get back to the court "as soon as possible".
 
Speaking after the appeal hearing, Dr Tan said he will "wait and see".

"If  we are wrong, then we will accept it," Dr Tan said, adding that in the  context of a democracy, this hearing is important to "ask questions".

Dr  Tan, a Member of Parliament for 26 years (from 1980 to 2006), ran for  President in 2011. He narrowly lost the election to Dr Tony Tan, the  current President, whose term will end on Aug 31.

In March 2016, Dr Tan announced his intention to run for President again, but recent amendments to the  Constitution have prevented him from doing so – the next Presidential  Election is to be a reserved one; only Malay candidates are eligible to  stand.

More at https://www.prolificskins.com/forum/current-affairs/court-of-appeal-reserves-judgment-in-tan-cheng-bock-s-appeal

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Re: Court of Appeal reserves judgment in Tan Cheng Bock's appeal
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2017, 04:50:56 pm »
maybe they should give judgement after the PE bah?  ???
"A man who has depths in his shame meets his destiny and his delicate decisions upon paths which few ever reach."