First Schedule Singapore Constitution 1963

First Schedule to the Constitution of Singapore 1963

(Articles 20(3), 22N(5), 27, 37H, 40(3), 42(2)(b), 61, 75, 97 and 105(8))
FORMS OF OATHS

Table of Contents

1.  Oath of Office of President

I, ……………………………………………………………………………………….., having been elected President of the Republic of Singapore, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my duties as such to the best of my ability without fear or favour, affection or ill-will, and without regard to any previous affiliation with any political party, and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Republic, and that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore.

1A.  Oath of Office of Person Exercising Functions of Office of President

I, ………………………………………………………………………………….., *Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers/Speaker of Parliament, *being required by/having been appointed under the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore to exercise the functions of the office of President, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my duties as such to the best of my ability without fear or favour, affection or ill-will, and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Republic, and that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore.

2.  Oath of Allegiance

I, ……………………………………………………………………………….., having been appointed to the office of ……………………………………………………………………., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Republic of Singapore and that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore.

3.  Oath as Member of Parliament

I, ……………………………………………………………………………………….., having been elected as a Member of the Parliament of Singapore, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my duties as such to the best of my ability, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Republic of Singapore, and that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore.

See also  Article 157-166 Singapore Constitution 1963

4.  Oath for due execution of Office of Prime Minister

I, ………………………………………………………….., being chosen and appointed as Prime Minister of Singapore, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will at all times faithfully discharge my duties as Prime Minister according to law, and to the best of my knowledge and ability, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.

4A.  Oath for due execution of Office of Minister or Parliamentary Secretary

I, ………………………………………………………., being chosen and appointed as *Minister/Parliamentary Secretary of Singapore, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will at all times faithfully discharge my duties as *Minister/Parliamentary Secretary according to law, and to the best of my knowledge and ability, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.

I, ……………………………………………………………………………….., having been appointed to be *the Chairman/a Member of the *Public Service Commission/Judicial Service Commission/Legal Service Commission do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will freely and without fear or favour, affection or ill will, give my counsel and advice in connection with all matters that may be referred to the *Public Service Commission/Judicial Service Commission/Legal Service Commission and that I will not, directly or indirectly, reveal any such matters to any unauthorised person or otherwise than in the course of duty.

6.  Oath of Office of Chief Justice, Supreme Court Judge, Judicial Commissioner or Senior Judge

I, ………………………………………………………………………………………., having been appointed to the office of ……………………………………………………………., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my judicial duties, and I will do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of the Republic of Singapore without fear or favour, affection or ill-will to the best of my ability, and will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore.

See also  Article 23-30 Singapore Constitution 1963

6A.  Oath of Office of International Judge

I, ………………………………………………………………………………………, having been appointed to the office of ……………………………………………………………., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge my judicial duties, and I will do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of the Republic of Singapore without fear or favour, affection or ill-will to the best of my ability.

7.  Oath of Secrecy of Chairman or Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights

I, ……………………………………………………………………………………….., having been appointed to be *Chairman/a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will not, directly or indirectly, reveal any matter considered in the Presidential Council for Minority Rights to any unauthorised person or otherwise than in the course of duty.

8.  Oath of Secrecy of Chairman or Member of Council of Presidential Advisers

I, ……………………………………………………………………………………….., having been appointed to be *Chairman/a Member of the Council of Presidential Advisers do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will not, directly or indirectly, reveal any matter considered in the Council to any unauthorised person or otherwise than in the course of duty.

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