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Special powers imposing communication blackout possible – Shanmugam

These special powers give the Commissioner of Police the means to issue a Communications Stop Order (CSO) under which the taking or sharing of films, pictures, texts, or audio messages of an entire declared incident area is effectively banned

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In the event of a terrorist attack, special powers for the police can be mobilised and set in motion allowing the police force to exert greater control over communications and possibly issue a communications blackout, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said.

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