Thursday, February 4, 2010

Singaporeans For Democracy approved

Source: SFD

On behalf of Singaporeans for Democracy (SFD), I am pleased to inform you that the Registrar of Societies (ROS) has approved SFD’s application on 2 February 2010. (Click here to view the approval letter)

SFD protem President, Dr. James Gomez, Treasurer, Mr. Seelan Palay and member Mr. Martyn See met with ROS Head Eugene Heng Hiang Lik and Deputy Head Ms. Joway Tan Keng Wei at 10.30am on 3 February 2010 to receive and discuss the application. Following which the SFD representatives paid the prescribed fee of S$400.00.

With the application approved and the prescribed fee paid, SFD will begin its operations by setting up a membership committee to enlist new members through a recruitment drive. Annual membership subscriptions are $30 for Ordinary Members, $20 for Associate Members and $15 for student and retiree members above fifty-five years old.

The registration of SFD adds another legal institution to Singapore’s political landscape. It paves the way for Singaporeans to take civil and political society initiatives to the next level.

Moving ahead, the key slogan "Advocacy, Activism, Action" will guide SFD's program of activities.

For further enquiries please contact Dr. James Gomez at

Media Liaison
Mr. Jacob George

Media reports on SFD's approval:

Singaporeans For Democracy gazetted as political association (CNA)

SFD officially approved (Straits Times)

Group gazetted as political association (TODAY)