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  1. Law of Sales in Singapore

    Limited copies available for purchase.

     

    Trade is a keystone of the Singapore economy, and sales of goods comprise a substantial portion of that trade. Agreements for the sale and purchase of goods are subject to one of two statutes in Singapore. Domestic sales and all consumer sales are governed by the Sale of Goods Act (“SOGA”). International sales between commercial parties, with some exceptions, are subject to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”) so long as both the buyer and seller are from contracting member states of the CISG. Singapore acceded to the CISG in 1996 and the CISG has been domesticated as a statute of Singapore. This short volume is intended to be a handy guide to sales law and to the ways in which the treatment of contracts of sale differ from the common law, whether under SOGA or the CISG. There are some important differences between SOGA and the CISG, and one of the purposes of this book is to provide guidance to lawyers and their clients on whether to “opt out” of the coverage of the CISG (which is easy to do if done properly) in favour of the application of SOGA or the domestic sales law of another country. Particular attention is paid to areas where there are striking differences between the CISG and SOGA or the common law, such as the introduction of parol evidence, the use of foreign precedents and the role of good faith.

    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Howard Hunter

    Book is currently under reprint. Delivery will take place by end of May 2022.



    Date of Publication: May 2017

    Member's Price: $60.00 (before GST)
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    $48.00 (before GST)
    Non-Member's Price:
     $90.00 (before GST)

    Law of Sales in Singapore
    $97.20
    CS
  2. Law & Practice of Tribunals in Singapore

    Tribunals play a critical role in the administration of justice. They complement the work of the courts by dealing with a variety of matters in specialised areas. This textbook is the first of its kind in Singapore. It concerns tribunals whose primary function is the determination of disputes: administrative tribunals, tribunals hearing civil claims and professional disciplinary tribunals. This book addresses the nature of tribunals, the legal principles governing tribunals, how tribunal hearings should be conducted, and how tribunals should be managed. It seeks to provide new tribunals with guidance as to the principles on which a tribunal should be set up and run, while providing established tribunals with standards they can aspire to.

    Editor-in-Chief: Senior District Judge Bala Reddy
    Contributing Editor: District Judge Jill Tan

    Date of Publication: October 2019

    Member's Price: $60.00 (before GST)
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    $48.00 (before GST)
    Non-Member's Price: 
    $90.00 (before GST)

  3. Litigants in Person: Principles and Practice in Civil and Family Matters in Singapore

    The book identifies points of apparent disconnect between the assumed “ordinary” working of the legal system and the needs of LiPs. When litigants self-represent, there is an impact not only on the system in terms of efficiency, but also on all parties involved – the judges and the courts, the lawyers representing an opposing or other party, and the litigant himself. Within an adversarial system that presumes the existence of lawyers, any approach to manage heightened burdens when litigants self-represent must be multi-pronged, one that conceptualises the administration of justice as a legal ecosystem of interdependent actors

    Authors: Jaclyn Neo and Helena Whalen-Bridge

    Date of Publication: January 2021

    Member's Price: $60.00 (before GST)
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    $48.00 (before GST)
    Non-Member's Price: 
    $90.00 (before GST)

  4. Information and Communications Technology Law in Singapore

    Information and Communications Technology Law in Singapore is the first and only textbook to bring together a variety of topics on the law regulating the use of infocomm technology (“ICT”). The authors provide a comprehensive account of local jurisprudence in relation to the subject and also delve into a comparative study of the laws in other jurisdictions in areas where domestic law is still in its infancy. This work will provide the reader with a deep understanding of the domestic and global trends in the development of online regulations, the domain name regime, e-commerce and computer crime laws as well as laws concerning data protection and privacy interests.

    Authors: Warren B Chik and Saw Cheng Lim

    Date of Publication: June 2020

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

    Associate Student's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

  5. Legal Legacies: The Story of Singapore Law

    This book is a delightful synopsis of Singapore’s rich legal heritage. It highlights the development of Singapore’s legal system, the evolution of legal practice and the changes in court systems from tenuous beginnings to world-class status. Legal Legacies provides a pictorial look at the key moments, places and people in Singapore’s legal history over 60 photographs, many of which are seen here for the first time, punctuated by interesting anecdotes. Each book comes enclosed in a specially-designed envelope which is packaged with four loose postcards showing artworks and photographs of Singapore’s court houses over the years. The fine finishing and artwork make this publication both a useful resource for history aficionados as well as a veritable keepsake.


    This is a joint project by the Singapore Academy of Law Legal Heritage Committee, supported by the National Heritage Board



    Date of Publication: Mar 2011

  6. The Law in His Hands: A Tribute to Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong

    This book celebrates the 75th birthday of former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong. Comprising three Parts, the book underscores what has been an extraordinary life in the law displayed in all its manifold and variegated aspects. Part I of the book contains a short biographical essay and a number of speeches and interviews. In Part II, experts in the various fields of law synthesise and analyse the former Chief Justice’s contributions in the major areas of Singapore law. Part III contains a representative selection of Mr Chan’s publications and speeches, written or delivered in his capacity as both Attorney-General and Chief Justice – all marked by his characteristically deep scholarship as well as practical approach towards the law.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s):

    Chao Hick Tin, Andrew Phang Boon Leong, V K Rajah, Yeo Tiong Min (general editors)


    Date of Publication: Oct 2012

  7. Intellectual Property Law of Singapore (softcover edition)

    This book centres on the discussion of intellectual property law in Singapore. The chapters are categorised into six Parts: Introduction; Copyright; Patents, Innovation and Inventions; Designs; Trade Marks, Passing Off and Unfair Competition; and Confidential Information. Each Part is written with the objective that it may be studied on its own. However, as there may be overlapping rights between the categories, cross-referencing between Parts and chapters is necessary. Singapore’s intellectual property law, like that in many other countries, is intricately bound to a larger set of international legal norms and standards. Therefore, the study of this branch of the law is not complete without consideration of the historical perspectives as well as the influences of international treaties and conventions in the different categories of intellectual property.

    Author(s): Susanna H S Leong


    Date of Publication: Jan 2013

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

    Associate Student's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

  8. Law on Carriage of Goods By Sea - 3rd Edition

    After the second edition of this book was published in 1994, the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act was amended to give the Hague-Visby Rules the “force of law”. This brought the Singapore position on the effect of these Rules in line with UK law. Furthermore, the effect of the provisions of the Bills of Lading Act (“BLA”), and the corresponding UK statute, namely, the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992, has been explained in many cases in Singapore and the UK. Since the last edition, other aspects of the law on carriage of goods by sea have also been clarified and there have been many important judicial pronouncements on the effect of the Hague Rules and the Hague-Visby Rules.

    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Tan Lee Meng

    Date of Publication: Aug 2018

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

    Associate Student's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

  9. The Law of Agency (2nd Edition)

    This second edition discusses the many new and significant decisions, since 2010, within Singapore and other leading common law jurisdictions. These include: Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd [2014] 3 SLR 329; Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2011] 3 SLR 540; Cavenagh Investment Pte Ltd v Kaushik Rajiv [2013] 2 SLR 543; Chang Benety v Tang Kin Fei [2012] 1 SLR 274; Chu Said Thong v Vision Law LLC [2014] 4 SLR 375; Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (2010) 13 HKCFAR 479; Kelly v Fraser [2013] 1 AC 450; Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc [2015] BUS LR 1395; FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious [2014] 3 WLR 535 and Benedetti v Sawiris [2014] AC 938. Significant parts of the book have also been re-written to achieve greater coverage and clarity including sections discussing the distinction between agents and servants; capacity to enter into the agency relationship; express and implied actual authority; apparent authority in the context of companies; representations giving rise to apparent authority; duties of performance and gratuitous agents; and breach of the implied warranty of authority.

    Author(s): Tan Cheng Han SC

    Date of Publication: May 2017

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

    The Law of Agency (2nd Edition)
    $145.80
    CS
  10. Employment Law in Singapore - Cases and Materials

    Employment has been an area of especial focus in Singapore even before her independence, given its extensive impact on the general population. Various employment legislation enacted since the founding of Singapore sought to deal with pertinent issues of the time, be it the influx of immigrants in the 19th century, the industrial unrests in the 1950s, or the economic restructuring in the 1980s. Employment Law in Singapore – Cases and Materials consolidates and traces the development of the various legislation which regulate employment practices in Singapore (including the Employment Act, the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, the Employment Agencies Act, the Work Injury Compensation Act, the Workplace Safety and Health Act and the Foreign Employee Dormitories Act 2015) which as a whole seeks to strike a delicate balance between the competing needs of the various stakeholders such as workers, employers, employment agencies, insurers, and the general public. Cases featured in this book include not only those pertaining to employment offences, but also administrative infringements and work injury compensation. It will serve as a useful handbook to practitioners and persons interested in the regulatory aspect of employment law in Singapore.

    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Benjamin Yim

     

    Member's Price: $60.00 (before GST)
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    $48.00 (before GST)
    Non-Member's Price: 
    $90.00 (before GST)