LAB has 12 members, six representing employers and six representing employees.
In terms of volume, arbitration has probably overtaken litigation in relation to commercial disputes. There is still considerable room for growth in international arbitration, given the inexorable rise of Asia as the engine of global economic growth.
English law including statutes of general application was received as the common law of Singapore since under the Second Charter of Justice and applied to the local inhabitants subject to local circumstances, and later local legislation.
Reception was formally cut off by the Application of English Law Actbut by then, much of Singapore law was a mirror image of English law, Naturally, for this reason, developments in English law continue to influence the development of the common law in Singapore.
The two jurisdictions continue to share a common body of norms, values, principles and rules, based on fairness, justice and reason. Hence, Lex Loci plays an invaluable role in maintaining the relationship between the two jurisdictions.
There are 31 articles and essays in this issue, organised under three broad subject headings: Law and Commerce, Law and Society and Features, which discuss various aspects of private law, public law, ADR and practice of law, most of them on a comparative basis between England and Singapore.
The discussion on the merits of the American governmental interest analysis in the choice of law and its suitability for Singapore is useful.
The article concludes with a call for Singapore to re-examine its choice of rule laws, because it is the dawn of a new day in Singapore. Singapore is now a major centre for international arbitration.
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre SIAC was established by the Attorney General as a private company limited by guarantee in following the recommendation in by a Working Committee chaired by me which recommended international arbitration as a growth area for legal services. It took a long time to take off.
The aspirations of the writers are commendable. Without such aspirations, there can be no progress.
These are process rights or privileges which are crucial in embodying the liberal principles that criminal courts should aspire to espouse. It is true to say that the criminal process in Singapore prioritises the protection of society from crime as against according to many process rights to suspects and accused.
The current balancing societal rights and suspect interests is unlikely to change for a long time. But, change can still come, unexpectedly. Only last week, the Singapore Police agreed to experiment the use video recording for recording statements of suspects in certain types of offences to test whether it is superior, overall, to the current method of taking investigative statements.
The mandatory death penalty for drug trafficking continues to assault the conscience of many. As a matter of fact, the courts do not rubber stamp the decisions of the PP. Until and unless the mandatory death penalty is abolished, there no bright red line can be drawn by legislation or judicial decision.
They tell the reader if he reads the article that the Sedition Act continues to be viewed as an archaic, but convenient tool for persecution where offensive and intentional attacks by words have been made against racial or religious groups.
However, recent actions taken against socio-political websites for seditious statements have shown its unfair and inconsistent application, and therefore the law is in urgent need of reform. Many online bloggers have taken the same position. Inevitably, developments in public law cannot be neglected in an annual law journal.
The ideal rule of law in its most liberal concept may exist only in a Platonic world, but not in the real world. Time and consideration for the reader do not permit me to discuss the other papers in this issue. All of them are worth reading and law students should certainly be able to spare the time to do so.
Nevertheless the article is a useful summary of the contest between universalism and cultural relativism in the indispensable place of human rights in a civilised society.A full list of the members of these advisory groups, together with members of the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform (current and for the period of the Companies Ordinance rewrite), is available on the Companies Registry website: tranceformingnlp.com (see ‘New Companies Ordinance/ Publications and Press Releases/ Books and Papers/ Annex 1’).
Phase I of the Ordinance rewrite exercise focuses on the core company provisions affecting the daily operation of some live companies, while Phase II will deal with all winding-up related provisions in .
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In its early years, LAB was composed of representatives of large companies, government departments as well as the armed services. There were no employee representatives. LAB became a tripartite body, with the Labour Officer as the ex-officio chairman.
The Financial Markets: In the banking sector, at the end of April , there were licensed banks, 23 restricted licence banks and 21 deposit-taking companies in Hong Kong, together with 64 local representative offices of overseas banking institutions.
FSTB Consultation Paper on the rewrite of the Accounting and Auditing Provisions of the Companies Ordinance () Background and summary of proposals The Institute Submission.