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  1. Beyond Prison Alternative Sentencing in Singapore

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

    Senthilkumaran Sabapathy is a deputy public prosecutor and a deputy senior state counsel with the Attorney-General’s Chambers. He was previously a justices’ law clerk with the Supreme Court of Singapore and a visiting researcher with the National University of Singapore. He completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Oxford, and studied the UK’s legal system while attached to leading commercial and criminal barristers’ chambers. He has published numerous articles on Singapore and English law, and has a keen interest in advancing criminal justice in Singapore, including through the principled use of alternative sentencing.

     

    Year of Publication: 2022

    Page Extent: 296 pages 

     

    Member’s Price: $60.00 (before GST)
    Non-member price: $90.00 (before GST)
    Associate Student Price: $48.00 (before GST)

     
     
  2. Singapore Syariah Appeals Reports (2011–2015) Vol. 6

    The Syariah Court of Singapore hears and determines disputes on Muslim marriages, divorces, the ancillary matters thereto and betrothal as prescribed by the Administration of Muslim Law Act. Cases at first instance are heard by the Syariah Court. Appeals from decisions of the Syariah Court are heard by the Appeal Board. Each appeal is heard by a separately-constituted Appeal Board. Published by the Syariah Court, the Singapore Syariah Appeals Reports (SSAR) is the official report series of grounds of decisions delivered by the Appeal Board. Where the decision is delivered in Malay, the original Malay version of the Appeal Board decision is reported together with its English translation. Each report carries a catchword summary of the case highlighting the main issues decided; commentaries and updates in the form of “Notes” appear at the end of the report, where appropriate. Citations of Quranic verses referred to in a decision are listed in the case report. Volume 6 features the significant cases decided by the Appeal Board between 2011 and 2015. Where no grounds of decision were issued by the Appeal Board, the decision of the Syariah Court would be reported first, followed by the Order of the Appeal Board.

  3. Tort Of Defamation Before The Singapore Courts 1965–2015 :A Comparative and Empirical Study

    Based on data collated concerning defamation cases decided by the Singapore courts from 1965 to 2015, this monograph assesses the trends in the courts’ use of foreign decisions and the diverse origins and nature of the foreign sources. In addition to the research methodology, it discusses the comparative law literature relating to such use of foreign precedents by judges and their contributions to the transnational judicial dialogue. Lawyers and judges may also be interested in the comparative analysis of the defamation laws of the selected foreign jurisdictions (England, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Malaysia and Hong Kong) as well as the specific legal issues (namely, defamatory meaning, reference to plaintiff and publication, the legal defences to defamation, the remedies and conflict of laws). This book not only reflects upon the past 50 years of legal evolution, but also looks ahead to the potential challenges and prospects for the development of the tort of defamation in Singapore.

    Author: Gary Chan Kok Yew

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

    Year of Publication: 2016

    Page Extent: 216 pages 

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

  4. Singapore Law - 50 Years in the Making

    The development of Singapore law has tracked the development of Singapore’s own nation-building efforts. Singapore’s laws reflect a diversity of legal and cultural heritages and there has been a conscious effort, particularly after the 1990s, to develop its own laws and legal institutions. These efforts have now paved the way for Singapore law to be promoted in international transactions and law reforms in other jurisdictions. This book assesses to what extent these ambitions have been achieved, how they are reflected in the jurisprudence of Singapore courts, and to predict the next phase in the development of Singapore law. It analyses all reported Singapore decisions since independence to December 2013. It considers the extent to which Singapore courts have developed a local jurisprudence and the particular subject areas in which such development is the strongest. It also examines the extent Singapore courts have relied on foreign law.

    Year of Publication: 2015

    Page Extent: 960 pages 

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)
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    $72.00 (before GST)
    Non-Member's Price:
     $135.00 (before GST)

    Singapore Law - 50 Years in the Making
    SGD 147.15
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  5. Law of Sales in Singapore

    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.

    Year of Publication: 2017

    Page Extent: 248 pages 

    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
    SGD 98.10
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