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    Passing of Property 05 Risk and Perishment of the Goods 06 Transfer of Title by Non owner 07 Duties of the Seller and Buyer 08 Unpaid Seller s Real Remedies Against the Goods 09 Seller s Actions for Breach of Contract 10 Buyer s Actions for Breach of Contract 11 Consumer Protection in Sale Contracts Ch 10 International Sale of Goods 01 Introduction 02 When Does the CISG Apply 03 Relationship between CISG and Singapore Law 04 The Law Laid Out By the CISG 05 Where to Find Out More on the CISG 06 Conclusion Ch 11 The Law of Credit and Security 01 Introduction 02 Unsecured Credit 03 Real Security over Land and Building 04 Real Security over Chattels Goods 05 Quasi security over Chattels Goods 06 Real Security over Choses in action 07 Quasi security over Choses in action 08 Personal Security 09 Creditors Remedies Ch 12 Intellectual Property Law 01 Copyright and Neighbouring Rights 02 Industrial Designs 03 Patents 04 Confidential Information Trade Secrets 05 Trade Marks Protection Under Trade Marks Act 06 Trade Marks Common Law Action for Passing Off Ch 13 Intellectual Property Licensing 01 Introduction 02 Licence or Assignment 03 Formalities and Registration Requirements under Singapore Law 04 Rights of Exclusive Licensees 05 Revocation 06 Transferability Assignability 07 Specialised Topics Software Licensing 08 Specialised Topics Know How and Information Control 09 Specialised Topics Implied Licences 10 Specialised Topics Dealings over the Internet 11 Specialised Topics Rights of Repair 12 Specialised Topics Parallel Imports and Exhaustion of Rights 13 Specialised Topics Competition Law and its Impact on Licensing in Singapore 14 Specialised Topics Compulsory Licensing 15 Conclusion Ch 14 Forms of Business Organisations 01 Introduction 02 Sole Proprietorships 03 Partnerships 04 Limited Partnerships 05 Limited Liability Partnerships 06 Companies 07 Business Trusts Ch 15 Law of Agency 01 Introduction 02 Definition of Agency 03 Agency Contrasted with Other Relationships 04 Creation of Agency 05 Ratification 06 Relationship between the Principal and Agent 07 Relationship between the Agent and Third Party 08 Undisclosed Agency 09 Breach of Warranty of Authority 10 Termination of Agency Ch 16 Singapore Company Law 01 Introduction 02 Incorporation and its Consequences 03 Corporate Governance 04 Enforcement of Corporate Rights 05 Shareholder Remedies 06 Shares 07 Debentures and Charges 08 Companies in Distress 09 Winding up Ch 17 Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation 01 Background 02 Regulatory Authorities 03 Corporate Fundraising 04 Securities Offerings 05 Securities Regulation 06 Fraud Market Manipulation and Insider Trading 07 Civil and Criminal Liability 08 Regulation of Take over Activity Ch 18 Equity and Trusts 01 Introduction 02 The Conscience of Equity and Equitable Maxims 03 Equitable Obligations 04 Equitable Remedies and Defences 05 Equity and Property Ch 19 Restitution 01 Introduction 02 Money Paid under a Contract 03 Services Conferred under a Contract 04 No Double Recovery 05 Frustrated Contract 06 Anticipated Contracts that Fail to Materialise 07 Void or Unenforceable Contracts 08 Risk Allocation 09 Recovery of Deposits 10 Minority 11 Restitution for Breach of

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  • Singapore Jurisdiction & Law
    common law Singapore inherited the English common law traditions especially in contract tort and restitution and thus the stability certainty and acceptance that such law enjoys among other Commonwealth nations While Singapore courts still refer to case law emerging from England it has made significant departures in the past 30 years especially in statute based areas such as company law criminal law and evidence in favour of local jurisprudence The Singapore legal structure comprises the Legislature Executive and Judiciary The Legislature is made up of the Parliament and an elected president The Parliament is tasked with enacting laws of the land Singapore has a unique Parliamentary composition Besides elected Members of Parliament MPs non elected MPs also sit in Parliament but their voting rights are restricted to matters that do not concern the Constitution finance bills and votes of no confidence in the Government The Executive is helmed by the President and comprises the Cabinet which is responsible for the general direction of the Government and accountable to Parliament Cabinet ministers are drawn from MPs and as such there is no complete separation of powers between the Legislature and the Executive Singapore has a comprehensive judicial system The State Courts previously known as Subordinate Courts form the first tier in the judicial hierarchy to administer justice amongst the people It comprises the District Courts Magistrates Courts specialised courts Family Court Juvenile Court Coroner s Court Small Claims Tribunals and the Court Mediation Centre The District Courts Magistrates Courts and Small Claims Tribunals can hear civil matters where disputed amounts do not exceed 250 000 60 000 and 10 000 respectively The second tier is the Supreme Court made up of the High Court and Court of Appeal the latter being the highest court in the land Both courts hear criminal

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  • Singapore Academy of Law
    Arbitration ADR Publications Laws of Singapore Overview Commercial Law Case Law Cases in Articles Free Law Arbitration Cases Statutes Singapore Law Watch Headline News Commentaries Judgments Legislation Notices Directions Continuing Legal Education Resources Media Press Releases Speeches Publications Online References Sample Clauses Directory of Law Practices Latest Singapore Rankings Events Upcoming Events Archive Events Archive 2013 Events Archive 2012 Singapore Academy of Law The Singapore Academy of Law the Academy is the promotion and development agency for Singapore s legal industry Our vision is to make Singapore the legal hub of Asia We aim to drive legal excellence through developing thought leadership world class infrastructure and legal solutions We do this by building up the intellectual capital of the legal profession by enhancing legal knowledge raising the international profile of Singapore law promoting Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution and improving the efficiency of legal practice through the use of technology As a body established by statute the Academy also undertakes statutory functions such as stakeholding services appointment of Senior Counsel Commissioners of Oath and Notaries Public The Academy is headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon We have over 10 000 members comprising members of the Bench the Bar

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  • Supreme Court
    Archive 2012 Supreme Court of Singapore The Supreme Court is made up of the Court of Appeal and the High Court and hears both civil and criminal matters Led by the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon the Supreme Court Bench consists of the Judges of Appeal Judges and Judicial Commissioners of the Supreme Court The High Court has jurisdiction to try all offences committed in Singapore and may also try offences committed outside Singapore in certain circumstances In criminal cases the High Court generally tries cases involving capital offences or cases involving imprisonment terms that exceed 10 years Generally except in probate matters a civil case must be commenced in the High Court if the value of the claim exceeds 250 000 Probate matters are commenced in the High Court only if the value of the deceased s estate exceeds 3 000 000 or if the case involves the resealing of a foreign grant In addition ancillary matters in family proceedings involving assets of S 1 500 000 or more are also heard in the High Court Since 2002 various specialised courts like the Admiralty Court the Intellectual Property Court and the Arbitration Court have also been set up

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  • State Courts
    ADR Publications Laws of Singapore Overview Commercial Law Case Law Cases in Articles Free Law Arbitration Cases Statutes Singapore Law Watch Headline News Commentaries Judgments Legislation Notices Directions Continuing Legal Education Resources Media Press Releases Speeches Publications Online References Sample Clauses Directory of Law Practices Latest Singapore Rankings Events Upcoming Events Archive Events Archive 2013 Events Archive 2012 State Courts of Singapore The Judiciary is one of the three constitutional pillars of government along with the Legislature and the Executive As an Organ of State the Judiciary s function is to independently administer justice The Chief Justice is the head of the Judiciary which comprises the Supreme Court and the State Courts originally called Subordinate Courts The State Courts of Singapore include the District Courts the Magistrates Courts the Specialised Courts i e Family Courts Juvenile Courts etc and the Small Claims Tribunals As a critical component of the Judiciary the State Courts handle more than 95 of the Judiciary s caseload The Chief District Judge has overall responsibility for the administration of the State Courts The Chief District Judge leads a team of Judicial Officers who adjudicate on cases brought before the State Courts He is assisted administratively by

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  • Attorney-General's Chambers
    Arbitration ADR Institutions Maxwell Chambers Singapore International Arbitration Centre Singapore International Mediation Centre Singapore Mediation Centre Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration ADR Publications Laws of Singapore Overview Commercial Law Case Law Cases in Articles Free Law Arbitration Cases Statutes Singapore Law Watch Headline News Commentaries Judgments Legislation Notices Directions Continuing Legal Education Resources Media Press Releases Speeches Publications Online References Sample Clauses Directory of Law Practices Latest Singapore Rankings Events Upcoming Events Archive Events Archive 2013 Events Archive 2012 Attorney General s Chambers The Attorney General s Chambers the AGC is an organ of state led by the Attorney General of Singapore The Attorney General plays an important role in upholding the rule of law in Singapore He is the Principal Legal Advisor to the Government in both domestic and international law and his office is responsible for the drafting of written laws In addition the Attorney General is the Public Prosecutor and has control and direction of prosecutions for criminal offences TThe Attorney General discharges his responsibilities and duties through 6 legal divisions namely the Civil Criminal Justice State Prosecution Economic Crimes and Governance International Affairs and Legislation and Law Reform Division Please visit the Attorney General s Chambers

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  • Ministry of Law
    Institutions Maxwell Chambers Singapore International Arbitration Centre Singapore International Mediation Centre Singapore Mediation Centre Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration ADR Publications Laws of Singapore Overview Commercial Law Case Law Cases in Articles Free Law Arbitration Cases Statutes Singapore Law Watch Headline News Commentaries Judgments Legislation Notices Directions Continuing Legal Education Resources Media Press Releases Speeches Publications Online References Sample Clauses Directory of Law Practices Latest Singapore Rankings Events Upcoming Events Archive Events Archive 2013 Events Archive 2012 Ministry of Law The Ministry of Law s mission is to ensure a sound and progressive legal infrastructure intellectual property infrastructure and insolvency regime and to optimise land resources to support national goals The ministry plays a key role in formulating and reviewing legal intellectual property land and insolvency as well as legislation and strategies under its purview providing legal and policy input for other Ministries proposed Bills and programmes and developing the legal services alternative dispute resolution and intellectual property services Departments statutory boards and agencies under the Ministry of Law include the Community Mediation Centre Insolvency Public Trustee s Office Legal Aid Bureau Intellectual Property Office of Singapore Singapore Land Authority and the Land Surveyors Board Please visit the Ministry of

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  • The Law Society of Singapore
    Arbitration ADR Arbitration ADR in Singapore Arbitration ADR Institutions Maxwell Chambers Singapore International Arbitration Centre Singapore International Mediation Centre Singapore Mediation Centre Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration ADR Publications Laws of Singapore Overview Commercial Law Case Law Cases in Articles Free Law Arbitration Cases Statutes Singapore Law Watch Headline News Commentaries Judgments Legislation Notices Directions Continuing Legal Education Resources Media Press Releases Speeches Publications Online References Sample Clauses Directory of Law Practices Latest Singapore Rankings Events Upcoming Events Archive Events Archive 2013 Events Archive 2012 Law Society of Singapore Established in 1967 the Law Society of Singapore is a body established under the Legal Profession Act It carries out various statutory functions prescribed under the Legal Profession Act including maintaining and improving the standards of conduct and learning of the legal profession in Singapore the facilitation of the acquisition of legal knowledge by members of the legal profession and protecting and assisting the public in all matters ancillary or incidental to the law Law Society has also established a Pro Bono Services Office as part of its mission in ensuring access to justice for the needy Please visit the Law Society of Singapore website for further information Singapore Jurisdiction Law

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