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Recent Developments in Sentencing for the Offences of Voyeurism and Distribution of Intimate Images – Public Prosecutor v GED [2022] SGHC 301 and Nicholas Tan Siew Chye v Public Prosecutor [2023] SGHC 35 [case comment]

Eden Li Yiling and Victor Yao Lida

[2023] SAL Prac 11

Three-judge benches of the High Court recently laid down sentencing frameworks for the offences of voyeurism and distribution of intimate images or recordings. This article summarises and discusses these sentencing frameworks, and also identifies three aspects of these decisions which will be useful to practitioners, concerning (a) the use of the model in Logachev Vladislav v Public Prosecutor [2018] 4 SLR 609 for future sentencing frameworks; (b) the rule against double-counting; and (c) the relevance of rehabilitation as a sentencing consideration.