Frequent question: How many terms can Singapore Prime Minister serve?

How long is the term of Singapore’s president?

President of Singapore

President of the Republic of Singapore
Residence The Istana
Appointer Parliament (1965–1991) Direct election (1991-present)
Term length Six years; renewable
Constituting instrument Constitution of Singapore, Article 17

Can a president serve 3 terms?

The amendment was passed by Congress in 1947, and was ratified by the states on 27 February 1951. The Twenty-Second Amendment says a person can only be elected to be president two times for a total of eight years.

What is the difference between president and prime minister in Singapore?

The prime minister of Singapore is the head of government of the Republic of Singapore. The president of Singapore appoints the prime minister, a member of parliament who, in their opinion, is most likely to command the confidence of the majority of MPs.

Who is the 7th President of Singapore?

Tony Tan

Tony Tan DUT (First Class) GCB
7th President of Singapore
In office 1 September 2011 – 31 August 2017
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Who is the 6th President of Singapore?

S. R. Nathan

Sellapan Ramanathan DUT (First Class), PJG
செல்லப்பன் ராமநாதன்
6th President of Singapore
In office 1 September 1999 – 31 August 2011
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Can you serve more than 2 terms as president?

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

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