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Politics of Singapore

In Singapore, the type of government is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic. In Singapore, the legislative power is vested in a Parliament. The head of the government is Halimah Yacob. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Singapore lasts until 1 January 2023. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Singapore lasts until 01/01/2023. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Singapore is 1.49. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Singapore is very safe by international standards. The strength of legal rights index for Singapore is 8. Overall, it is considered to be rather adequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders at least decently; credit information is msotly sufficient and generally available.

Government

In Singapore, the head of the government is Halimah Yacob. The government system of Singapore is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic. In Singapore, the legislative power is vested in a Parliament; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Parliament. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Singapore is 2.19. This indicates that the government of Singapore is very effective. Citizens enjoy highly effective social, public, and civil services, and the overall morale in Singapore is high. Government actions are efficient and expeditious, and dangerous situations are highly unlikely as a result.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Singapore is a member of.

Singapore is a member of the United Nations (UN). Singapore is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Singapore is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Singapore became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Singapore is part of, click on Singapore membership in international unions.

Freedom in Singapore

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Singapore is 2. Citizens in Singapore experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Singapore, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Singapore click on Freedom in Singapore.