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Jail for Rubber Stamping – Duties of Accredited Checkers and Qualified Persons under the Building Control Act

Jennifer Fong

[2021] SAL Prac 1

The Building Control Act (Cap 29, 1999 Rev Ed) imposes a number of statutory duties on construction professionals, such as qualified persons and accredited checkers. This article examines the recent case of Leong Sow Hon v Public Prosecutor [2020] SGHC 228 and the non-delegable nature of such duties.