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Element Six Technologies Ltd v IIa Technologies Pte Ltd [2018] SGHCR 13

Civil Procedure – Discovery of Documents

Civil Procedure – Discovery of Documents
Revised code balances governance and risk

Revised code balances governance and risk

Mechanisms within to ensure that safety and interests of stakeholders synced with choices made by decision makers

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Veteran diplomat Tommy Koh calls on S'pore's gay community to mount challenge against S377A

Veteran diplomat Tommy Koh calls on S'pore's gay community to mount challenge against S377A

Pink Dot Singapore hopes that Parliament will consider abolishing Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises gay sex

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Timely Penal Code moves to keep pace with new norms

Timely Penal Code moves to keep pace with new norms

New offences have been created, such as "no-outcome fraud", which addresses the limitations in the Penal Code in dealing with persons who have committed fraud here.

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Getting suicidal people help instead of prosecuting them

Getting suicidal people help instead of prosecuting them

A committee reviewing the Penal Code has called for attempted suicide to be decriminalised: criminal justice system not ideal for managing people who are suicidal.

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Proposed laws to tackle voyeurism, revenge porn and flashing

Proposed laws to tackle voyeurism, revenge porn and flashing

 Current law is gender-specific and creates an "anomaly" in the way offenders are prosecuted and sentenced

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Husbands may no longer have marital immunity for rape

Husbands may no longer have marital immunity for rape

Repeal would provide equal access to protection for sexually abused wives and ensure consistency with other sexual offences.

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End of 40-year feud over shortcut a relief for residents

End of 40-year feud over shortcut a relief for residents

Fight over use of footpath, neighbour's $63m claim caused anxiety

Raising minimum age of criminal responsibility from 7 to 10

Raising minimum age of criminal responsibility from 7 to 10

Children below the age of 10 will not face criminal responsibility for offences, up from the current age of seven

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Harsher punishment for abuse leading to death

Harsher punishment for abuse leading to death

New offence proposed to adequately reflect culpability after recent spate of such cases

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Protecting minors aged 16 to 18 from sexual exploitation

Protecting minors aged 16 to 18 from sexual exploitation

Proposed changes include new categories of sex offences and harsher punishment

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Penal Code review: Proposals aim to better protect vulnerable

Penal Code review: Proposals aim to better protect vulnerable

Wide-ranging suggestions include changes to laws on marital rape, sex abuse of minors

Section 377A: Unlike courts, Parliament considers public views

Section 377A: Unlike courts, Parliament considers public views

Shanmugam says depending on the legislation, public opinion is often relevant during policymaking

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S'pore society must decide which way to go on gay law, says Shanmugam

S'pore society must decide which way to go on gay law, says Shanmugam

Singapore society has to decide which direction it wants to go on the issue of Section 377A, the law which criminalises sex between men, said Minister for Law and Home Affairs K. Shanmugam.

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Man guilty of perverting course of justice

Man guilty of perverting course of justice

He made multiple fraudulent Productivity and Innovation Credit scheme applications to cheat the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore of more than $1 million

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Journals Online: Creditor schemes of arrangement and dissenting creditor protection

This article looks at three of the legislative changes to scheme of arrangement provisions in the debt restructuring regime in Singapore, namely, the headcount test, cram-downs and pre-packs.

ADV:  Rockwills Estate Planning Forum Professional series Oct ‘18

ADV: Rockwills Estate Planning Forum Professional series Oct ‘18

Family Succession Planning, Wills, Trusts, HNW advisory by senior legal and trusts experts over a two-day conference.

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Spring College International Pte. Ltd. [2018] SGPDPC 15

Data Protection – Consent obligation

Credit Bureau (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2018] SGPDPC 14

Data Protection – Accuracy obligation
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