Protection from Online Falsehoods
and Manipulation Bill
Bill No. 10/2019.
Read the first time on 1 April 2019.

PROTECTION FROM ONLINE FALSEHOODS
AND MANIPULATION ACT 2019
(No.

of 2019)

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
PART 1
PRELIMINARY
Section
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3.
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6.

Short title and commencement
General interpretation
Meaning of “communicate”
Meaning of “in the public interest”
Purpose of Act
Appointment of Competent Authority
PART 2
PROHIBITION OF COMMUNICATION OF
FALSE STATEMENTS OF FACT IN SINGAPORE

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8.
9.

Communication of false statements of fact in Singapore
Making or altering bots for communication of false statements of
fact in Singapore
Providing services for communication of false statements of fact
in Singapore

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