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Sup Ct PD Amendment No. 3 of 2017 - Amendments to App A and a new App J and Part XXIII

Supreme Court

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

PRACTICE DIRECTIONS

AMENDMENT NO. 3 OF 2017

Dear Sir/Mdm,


1       It is hereby notified that amendments will be made to the Supreme Court Practice Directions to introduce a new Part XXIII and Appendix J as well as to amend Appendix A. These amendments will take effect on 1 July 2017 and are summarised below: 

a.       introduction of a new Part XXIII on Medical Negligence Claims;

b.      amendments to Forms 28 and 29 under Appendix A; and

c.       introduction of Appendix J on High Court Protocol for Medical Negligence Cases.

2       Please find attached a document reflecting the marked-up amendments to the Practice Directions.

3       The electronic Practice Directions will be amended to reflect these changes.

Dated this 1st day of June 2017.

MUHAMMAD HAKIM BIN SALIM
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS)
SUPREME COURT OF SINGAPORE