Summary by Monica Heng & Edited by Ronald JJ Wong Significance When maintenance sums for children fall due, are there any time restrictions on applications to enforce them through the court system? In ULU v. ULT  SGFC 45, the Family Court emphasised that the statutory 3-year time bar in section 121(3) of the Women’s […]
Summary by Tedric Chai & Ronald JJ Wong In Tang Ling Lee v Public Prosecutor  SGHC 18, the High Court judge laid down the sentencing framework for road traffic cases under Section 338(b) of the Penal Code. The judge emphasized that it applied only to road traffic cases (at ). A flowchart summarizing the […]
The article discusses the impact of the Moneylenders (Amendment) Rules 2015 and specifically whether there is a genuine triable issue that the refinancing loans contain excessive interests and the transactions are unconscionable or substantially unfair, such that the court can re-open the loan transactions under the Moneylenders Rules 2015.
Case summary by Tedric Chai Significance: Singapore High Court sets aside a trust on grounds of misrepresentation, mistake, undue influence and unconscionability, construes scope of living trust to include the plaintiff’s interest under a will. Facts On the evening of 26 March 2014 (which was 3 days after the funeral of his mother who was killed […]
By Ronald JJ Wong, Director Significance: Singapore High Court construes “good faith” in banking standard terms in the context of unauthorised fund transfers, finds that circumstances were not sufficient to put a reasonable banker on suspicion regarding unauthorised transfers, and finds on reasonableness of exclusion clauses under the unfair contract terms act. Summary: The plaintiff […]