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Supreme Court Case Summary: Li Shengwu v The Attorney-General [2019] SGCA 20

SGCA dismisses the appellant’s appeal, and upholds service out of jurisdiction of the committal papers on the appellant.

Fake news laws: Proposed appeal process 'the most cost-effective way', says law ministry

Fake news laws: Proposed appeal process 'the most cost-effective way', says law ministry

Some observers have raised concerns that legal costs could deter individuals from appealing against a minister’s order. But MinLaw said in its response to TODAY that the process proposed is cheaper than if the courts were involved from the start.

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NUS law students to provide pro bono service to arts sector

NUS law students to provide pro bono service to arts sector

New elective gives seniors a chance to engage in clinical legal education in the sector.

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Avenues for redress should not be onerous, says Charles Chong

Avenues for redress should not be onerous, says Charles Chong

He responds to public feedback on costs of challenging govt action.

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Code of practice for display of political content

Code of practice for display of political content

The aim of the code of practice is to enable measures to be taken to enhance disclosure of information concerning paid content directed towards a political end.

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The debate over doxxing

The debate over doxxing

Online vigilantes' practice of publishing personal info of individuals online set to be outlawed, but observers see challenges ahead.

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Hyflux saga: Acra to assess if further action needed

Hyflux saga: Acra to assess if further action needed

Accounting regulator keeping close watch as investors ask why auditors failed to flag risks.

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Pritam: WP will not call for 377A to be repealed

Pritam: WP will not call for 377A to be repealed

He says no party leadership consensus on gay sex law, moots 5 principles to move forward.

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Tags: Tax
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The “new” 2014 Geographical Indications Act

This article seeks to highlight the key changes in the laws governing Geographical Indications (GIs), and to identify areas that may be of concern. The 2014 GIA will come into force starting 1 Apr 2019.

The new Singapore Employment Act – too much or too little?

Despite the Legislature's positive intentions, these changes throw up a few problems in practice.


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