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This article examines the judicial articulation of unwritten constitutional norms in Singapore over the last few years. It takes as its starting point that the constitution is underpinned by foundational norms and the articulation of such norms is important to

There has been an increased interest in the field of administrative law in Singapore in recent years. This has been triggered by a number of significant developments in the field.

The Presumption of Constitutionality is an oft-cited but seldom explored theme in Constitutional Law, and would appear to have been settled after the Court of Appeal decision in Lim Meng Suang & anor v Attorney-General. However, the recent Indian Supreme

The review of decisions on grounds of irrationality (rationality review) is central to modern administrative law. Thus, Singapore’s courts have affirmed a general standard of rationality review, applicable regardless of a decision-maker’s office or the field he purports to have

The Brickenden rule, which was thought to provide an exception to the requirement of but-for causation of loss in equitable compensation for breach of fiduciary duty, has recently been rejected by the Singapore High Court in Winsta Holding Pte Ltd

This commentary visits a decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal, Simpson Marine (SEA) Pte Ltd v Jiacipto Jiaravanon [2019] SGCA 7 concerning a common scenario: the refundability of a deposit remitted for the purpose of reserving goods. This short

This article discusses the importance of an autochthonous regime of law and how the development of such a regime can assist Singapore’s maritime industry. Introduction The maritime industry is a lifeblood of Singapore’s economy. There is constant pressure on Singapore

The Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in BOM v BOK was groundbreaking because it recognised and applied a narrow form of the doctrine of unconscionability in Singapore. This has wide-ranging implications for legal practitioners for whom a new vitiating factor

Considerable uncertainty has arisen over the issue of whether any particular order would be an “interlocutory order” for purposes of paragraph 5(h) of the Fifth Schedule of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act (as amended by the Supreme Court of

Recently, the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS Law), the Syariah Court of Singapore, and the MUIS Academy, with the support of the Law Society’s Muslim Law Practice Committee collaborated to launch a new Muslim Law Practice Course