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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

Professor Yip Man
Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University


The Singapore Academy of Law’s Journals Advisory Committee has oversight of the SAL Ann Rev.

  • Judge of the Appellate Division Justice Debbie Ong (Chair)
  • Senior Judge Judith Prakash 
  • Justice Choo Han Teck
  • Judicial Commissioner Mohamed Faizal Mohamed Abdul Kadir
  • District Judge Jasvender Kaur
  • Mr Chan Leng Sun SC
  • Ms Tricia Ho
  • Mr Devathas Satianathan
  • Ms Sarala Kumari Subramaniam
  • Mr Sui Yi Siong
  • Mr Benjamin Wong
  • Professor Yip Man

Permission for Reuse or Republication

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