Law Reform E-Archive: By Topic

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Agency law • Arbitration law • Building and construction law • Civil procedure • Company and partnership law • Conflict of laws • Contract law • Criminal law and procedure •Data Protection and Privacy law • Entertainment law • Evidence law • Family law • Insolvency law • Insurance law • Legal profession • Property law • Restitution law • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence • Shipping law • Technology law • Tort law • Trust law

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Agency law
2009 Report on Powers of Attorney | status
Arbitration law
Report on the Right of Appeal against International Arbitration Awards on Questions of Law - Click to View Report 2020 Report on the Right of Appeal against International Arbitration Awards on Questions of Law | status
2019 Report on Certain Issues Concerning Costs in Arbitration-Related Court Proceedings | status
2018 Consultation Paper on Certain Issues Concerning Arbitration-Related Court Proceedings | status
2015 Report on Use of Experts in Construction Arbitration | status
2011 Report on Right to Judicial Review of Negative Jurisdictional Rulings | status
1993 Report on Review of Arbitration Laws | status
Building and construction law
Report on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring- Click to access report 2020 Report on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring | status
2019 Checklist when Contracting for Construction Work | status
2015 Report on Proposals for Amending the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act | status
2015 Report on Use of Experts in Construction Arbitration | status
Civil procedure
Report on the Right of Appeal against International Arbitration Awards on Questions of Law - Click to View Report 2020 Report on the Right of Appeal against International Arbitration Awards on Questions of Law | status
2019 Report on Certain Issues Concerning Costs in Arbitration-Related Court Proceedings | status
2018 Consultation Paper on Certain Issues Concerning Arbitration-Related Court Proceedings | status
2014 Report on Litigation Funding in Insolvency Cases | status
2013 Report on the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005 | status
2011 Report on Limitation Periods in Private International Law | status
2008 Report on the Rationalisation of Legislation Relating to Leave to Appeal | status
2007 Report on the Review of the Limitation Act (Cap 163) | status
2005 Report on Pre- and Post-Judgment Interest | status
2005 Report on Enforcement of Foreign Judgments | status
2004 Report on Transfers of Civil Proceedings between Courts | status
1989 Discussion Paper on Limitation Periods for Latent Damage | status
Company and partnership law
2000 Consultation Paper on Limited Liability Partnerships | status
1999 Report on Corporatisation of Law Partnerships
1997 Report on the Corporatisation of Professional Partnerships | status
Conflict of laws
2013 Report on the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005 | status
2011 Report on Limitation Periods in Private International Law | status
2004 Report on Reform of the Law Concerning Choice of Law in Contract | status |Appendices | status
2003 Reform of the Choice of Law Rule Relating to Torts | status |Draft Torts (Choice of Law) Bill | status
Contract law
2020 Private International Law Aspects of Smart Derivatives Contracts Utilizing DLT 2020 Private International Law Aspects of Smart Derivatives Contracts Utilizing DLT | status
2019 Checklist when Contracting for Construction Work | status
2015 Report on Part Payments and Deposits | status
2004 Report on Reform of the Law Concerning Choice of Law in Contract | status |Appendices | status
2002 Report on Relief from Unenforceability of Illegal Contracts and Trusts | status
2001 Report on Reforms to the Law of Restitution on Mistakes of Law | status
1994 Report on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods (Vienna, 1980) | status
Criminal law and procedure
2001 Report on Proposed Legislation to Curb Stalking | status
1991 Report on the Taking of Statements by Law Enforcement Agencies
Data Protection and Privacy Law
Click for Full Report - Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World 2020 Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World | status
Entertainment law
2010 Report on Online Gaming in Singapore | status
Evidence law
2015 Report on Use of Experts in Construction Arbitration | status
2011 Report on Opinion Evidence | status
2011 Report on Reforming Legal Professional Privilege | status
2007 Report on Reform of Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence in Civil Proceedings | status
2006 Report on the Review of the Parol Evidence Rule | status
2004 Report on Computer Output as Evidence | status |Consultation Paper (2003) | status
Family law
2017 Report on the 1996 Hague Convention on the Protection of Children | status
2012 Report on Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders | status
2009 Report on Ancillary Orders after Foreign Divorce or Annulment | status
1999 Report on Civil Inquiries into Mental Incapacity | status
1997 Report on the Status of Children Born through Artificial Conception | status
Insolvency law
Report on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring- Click to access report 2020 Report on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring | status
2014 Report on Litigation Funding in Insolvency Cases | status
2005 Discussion Paper on the Remuneration of Corporate Insolvency Practitioners and Certain Related Matters | status
2011 Report on Reforming Legal Professional Privilege | status
1999 Report on Corporatisation of Law Partnerships
1997 Report on the Corporatisation of Professional Partnerships | status
Property law
1996 Report on Reform of the Bills of Sale Act | status
Restitution law
2015 Report on Part Payments and Deposits | status
2001 Report on Reforms to the Law of Restitution on Mistakes of Law | status
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Click for Full Report - Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World 2020 Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World | status
Click for Full Report - Applying Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Regulatory Reform 2020 Applying Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Regulatory Reform | status
2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars 2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars | status
Shipping law
1994 Report on Proposed Amendments to the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act | status
Technology law
2020 Private International Law Aspects of Smart Derivatives Contracts Utilizing DLT 2020 Private International Law Aspects of Smart Derivatives Contracts Utilizing DLT | status
Click for Full Report - Applying Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Regulatory Reform 2020 Applying Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Regulatory Reform | status
Click for Full Report - Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World 2020 Rethinking Database Rights and Data Ownership in an AI World | status
2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars 2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars | status
2004 Report on Computer Output as Evidence | status |Consultation Paper (2003) | status
2002 The Impact of the Regulatory Framework on E-Commerce in Singapore: Symposium
Tort law
2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars 2020 Report on the Attribution of Civil Liability for Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars | status
2008 Report on Loss of Inheritance or Savings | status
2003 Reform of the Choice of Law Rule Relating to Torts | status |Draft Torts (Choice of Law) Bill | status
2000 Discussion Paper on Liability for Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Illness | status
Trust law
2020  Report on Total Return Investment And Classification And Apportionment For Capital And Income Trustees 2020 Report on Total Return Investment and Classification and Apportionment for Capital and Income Trustees | status
2019 Report on Introducing a Statutory Variation of Trusts Jurisdiction | status
2003 Reform of Certain Aspects of the Trustees Act | status
2002 Report on Relief from Unenforceability of Illegal Contracts and Trusts | status