All Bloggers must apply for Police Permits for donation activities?

By Jacqueline Woo
My Paper
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The conduct of bogus fund-raising activities is “tantamount to cheating” and will be dealt with by police, said Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong yesterday.

He said that “all fund-raising appeals conducted in publicly-accessible areas or from house to house require a licence from the police”.

Besides an SMS-verification service – by sending a query to 74688 – members of the public can also use the Commissioner of Charities’ online fund-raising-permit search facility to obtain additional information, such as the approved locations for the conduct of the fund-raising activity, he said.

The search facility can be accessed at http://www.charities.gov.sg

Author: Gilbert Tan TS

IT expert with more than 20 years experience in Apple, Andriod and Windows PC. Interests include hardware and software, Internet and multimedia. An experienced Real Estate agent, Insurance agent, and a Futures trader.

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