During the appeal in the High Court on Dec 3, 2010, Dr Chee Soon Juan pointed out that it was ultra vires (beyond the power) of the Constitution for the PAP to ban all demonstrations and protests as Article 14 clearly guarantees citizens the right to freedom of speech and assembly.The Singapore government legal eagles in action: idiotic, moronic and farcical.
Not true, Deputy Public Prosecutor NorAshikin Samdin rebutted, "They are free to do a demonstration in a hotel ballroom."
Read: Stage protests in ballrooms? Really? and The Online Citizen.