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Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Singapore Cases

About this Journal

The Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Singapore Cases (“SAL Ann Rev”) (ISSN 0219-6638) is an annual conspectus that encapsulates and evaluates decisions of the Singapore courts in the preceding year. Selected cases from other jurisdictions impacting local law are also discussed. Leading practitioners and academics contribute on their areas of specialty by way of comment, analyses and criticisms. 

The SAL Ann Rev is published annually in June.

All chapters published in the print edition of the journal are available digitally in the e-Archive and also through LawNet, HeinOnline and RMIT. 

General Editor(s)

Professor Teo Keang Sood
Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore


The Academy’s Publications Committee has oversight of the SAL Ann Rev.

  • The Honourable Justice of the Court of Appeal Justice Judith Prakash (Chair)
  • The Honourable Justice Choo Han Teck
  • The Honourable Justice Debbie Ong
  • Mr David Chong Gek Sian SC
  • Mr Chan Leng Sun SC
  • Professor Yeo Tiong Min SC (honoris causa)
  • Professor Kumaralingam Amirthalingam
  • Mr Andrew Chan Chee Yin
  • Mr Chan Hock Keng
  • Ms Malathi Das
  • Ms Gan Kam Yuin
  • Associate Professor Pearlie Koh Ming Choo
  • Ms Ng Min Yee
  • Ms Sharon Ong
  • Professor Teo Keang Sood

Permission for Reuse or Republication

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The Secretary, Publications Committee
Singapore Academy of Law
1 Coleman Street
#08-06 The Adelphi
Singapore 179803
 Fax No: (+65) 6333 9747
 E-mail: [email protected]