Reading Time: 13 minutesIntroduction In Singapore, three statutes offer general protection to tangible heritage: the Preservation of Monuments Act (“PMA”) provides for the protection of historical sites and buildings through the National Heritage Board (“NHB”); the National Heritage Board Act (“NHBA”) regulates archaeological investigations and the National Museum of Singapore and its collections; and the Planning Act (“PA”) […]
Ming Jie was a former public servant who is passionate about the arts and culture. She likes anything and everything witty, which partly explains her cross over to law. “A great joke trumps any well-reasoned argument because it is easier to convince people than make them laugh”, or so she claims. Having said that, she truly believes in the power of law and the impact it can make on people's lives. She aspires to be a great wordsmith and a respectable lawyer.