This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 15 March 2023 by Ms Vivien Fan, Mr Wong Chee En and Ms Kirthika Padmanapan and moderated by Ms Chew Jie Xi. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks
Did you know that employers, directors, managers or even secretaries of a company can be criminally liable under the Anti-Trafficking In Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007 (ATIPSOM Act) for facilitating the movement of migrant workers into and out of the country without proper work permits? In fact, the laws under the ATIPSOM Act have become stricter and the penalties are heavier since the latest amendments which came into effect on 22.2.2022.
- The definition of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants
- The common offences under the ATIPSOM Act and its penalties
- The latest amendments to the ATIPSOM Act
Speakers: Vivien Fan (Senior Associate), Wong Chee En (Associate) and Kirthika Padmanapan(Associate)
Moderator: Chew Jie Xi (Pupil in Chambers)
A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.