Mr Lim is the chairman of the Joint Management Committee at Spaceship Condominium. He would like to circulate and distribute newsletter consisting of the activities organized by the committee and regular updates regarding the members of the Joint Management Committee which is meant to be circulated amongst the residents of the Spaceship Condominium only. Mr Lim is of the opinion that he does not require a permit to circulate or distribute the said newsletter in Spaceship Condominium.


Under Section 5 of the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984, no person shall print, import, publish, sell, circulate or distribute any newspaper including periodical newsletter without the permit from the Ministry of Home Affairs. Hence, Mr Lim is advised to apply for the permit before he circulates or distributes the newsletter to the residents.

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