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Legislation Update: COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020

The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 was urgently passed in the Singapore Parliament yesterday (7 April 2020). If your business has been affected by COVID-19, consider if you may seek temporary relief under the new law or object to another party relying on such relief. If your organisation requires the conduct of meetings (e.g., Annual General Meetings), take note of alternative arrangements for the conduct of meetings which would be compliant with circuit breaker and other measures.

Questions Facing Unwed Mothers: Birth, Adoption, and Maintenance

Finding herself pregnant, single, and homeless all in a short span of time, Amelia* was worried about the legal and financial uncertainties ahead of her. Should she abort her pregnancy? Can she give the child up for adoption? How will she afford to raise the child on her own? In this article, Stacey Lopez sheds light on the issues Amelia faces by spelling out the options unwed mothers have and the decisions they have to make.

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