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MOTOR ACCIDENT & PERSONAL INJURY

MOTOR ACCIDENT & PERSONAL INJURY – DID YOU KNOW that money due to you for a personal injury claim may be clawed back by your ex-wife upon divorce. That was the unlikely conclusion that came [...]

July 12th, 2018|

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS UNDER SINGAPORE LAW

[TQ v TR and Another Appeal [2009] 2 SLR(R) 961] A prenuptial agreement cannot stand on its own. In exceptional cases, such as in this case, the Singapore Court of Appeal gave it significant (or [...]

July 12th, 2018|

PROTECTION FROM HARASSMENT ACT (“PFHA”)

Attorney-General v Ting Choon Meng and another appeal [2017] 1 SLR 373; [2017] SGCA 6 Government is not a victim under the PFHA. e Citizen” website were false. The issue was whether s. 15 applies [...]

July 12th, 2018|

INHERITANCE (FAMILY PROVISION) ACT & WILLS ACT – IMPORTANCE OF MAKING A WILL

FAQ Whether illegitimate children (born out of wedlock) are entitled to claim maintenance from the Deceased’s estate? The relevant provision in Inheritance (Family Provision) Act applies to legitimate children, which includes adopted children but does not [...]

July 12th, 2018|

RECENT CHANGES/UPDATE ON EMPLOYMENT LAW

Employment Law changes announced by Ministry of Manpower on March 2018 to take effect by April 2019 Widening the scope of employees and afford protection to all employees: Current position is that EA applies to [...]

July 6th, 2018|

DEFAMATION – MALICE REDEFINED

Gao Shuchao v Tan Kok Quan and others [2018] SGHC 115 Gao Shuchao’s case concerns comments made by Gao to the members of the Management Council (MC) of a Singapore condominium, where he had asked [...]

July 6th, 2018|