Public places include the walkway of a HDB flat, public roads and public facilities like shopping malls and swimming complexes. Since there is no definite meaning, it is possible that any place where the public has no access would be considered a private place. This would mean that appearing naked in the public view despite being in a private place such as your home, will expose you to criminal liability under the Act. Hence, the scope of situations that could be covered is potentially wide. Being naked or clad only in your underwear in a locker room could even incur possible liability.
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Despite the fact that public nudity is illegal in Singapore , people have been appearing naked in public with increasing frequency since This phenomenon has spawned a lively debate in the press, the broadcast media and on the Internet over whether there should be a space for people to express themselves in the nude in public in Singapore. The law came into effect on 27 February and states:. It shall be lawful for any person whatsoever to arrest any person found offending against this Part and to deliver him to any police officer. Prior to the enactment of Section 27A in , being nude in a public space per se, if it was not intentionally done to offend anyone, eg. This remains the situation in other former British colonies where public nudity is not an offence unless the act of being naked is done with the intention of offending someone.
This is a list of social nudity places in Asia for recreation. Includes free beaches or clothing-optional beaches or nude beaches and some resorts. This is reportedly China's only naturist site and quite public and touristy, every day some Chinese and a few Euro nudists congregate here as observed in Feb Naked children cavort all over this and all other Sanya beaches.
Penang police are investigating a video showing 18 nudists, including Malaysians and four people from Singapore, taking part in nude events at a beach in Teluk Kampi, Penang National Park. In an interview in , Adam Road Medical Centre consultant psychiatrist Ken Ung said exhibitionists get a sexual thrill from the look of shock and horror on their victims' faces. Or, he added, they can be exposing themselves just to attract attention. A year-old man was arrested for taking off his clothes in front of passengers in a rush-hour train on March 15, A female SMRT officer approached the man, but he ignored her request to get dressed.