Bukit Batok by-election: Nomination Centre open to public from 10am on April 27

Supporters and members of the public are advised to arrive only after 10am at the Nomination Centre for the Bukit Batok by-election, when it is open to the public on Nomination Day on Wednesday (April 27).

A police statement said that proceedings at the Nomination Centre, at Keming Primary School, will commence from 11am, and that candidates are reminded to arrive early.

Keming Primary School is located at 90 Bukit Batok East Avenue 6.

Parking is prohibited at the Nomination Centre, so supporters and members of the public are advised to take public transport to the venue.

The statement also said that the police will step up deployment and conduct security checks in and around the centre.

Bags and other belongings brought into the Nomination Centre will be subject to security checks and those planning to go are advised not to bring along items such as sharp objects, flammable liquids or gas, bulky items or big bags.

No placards, flags or banners of any candidates are to be displayed in the Nomination Centre before the close of nomination proceedings.

The public is also advised not to bring in or fly any unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, into and/or the Nomination Centre as this could endanger public safety. The police will take firm action against anyone who does so.

The police will also monitor the law and order situation closely, and will not hesitate to take action again anyone who is unruly or who commits any offence at the Nomination Centre.

The statement added that the police seeks the co-operation of supporters and members of the public to assemble at and to disperse from the Nomination Centre in an orderly manner.