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Singapore Academy of Law Journal

About this Journal

The Singapore Academy of Law Journal (“SAcLJ”) (ISSN 0218-2009) is a peer-reviewed journal of legal articles relevant to Singapore and the common law legal systems. Other than academic articles, it also carries commentary, case notes, book reviews and selected lectures delivered by distinguished speakers at Singapore Academy of Law lectures.

Articles, commentaries and case notes submitted to the SAcLJ are reviewed by experts in the relevant subject areas of law from the SAcLJ’s Panel of International Referees and other academics, legal service officers and practitioners. The SAcLJ’s double-blind refereeing practice ensures the identities of both author and referee remain anonymous during the refereeing process.

The SAcLJ is published both digitally and in print. All refereed articles, commentaries and case notes will first be published on e‑First (ie, our e-publishing prior-to-print module), and then collated for publication in print.

Publication on e-First is on a rolling basis whilst the print version of the SAcLJ is published in March and September.

All print-published material is available digitally in the e-Archive  and also through LawNet, HeinOnline and RMIT. 

The Singapore Academy of Law’s Publications Committee is responsible for the content of the SAcLJ. 

  • 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 

  • Professor Michael Crommelin
  • Professor Gerald Dworkin
  • Professor James Fawcett
  • Professor Kevin Gray
  • Justice David Hayton
  • Dr Susan Hodges
  • Professor Michael A Jones
  • Professor (Emeritus) H P Lee
  • Justice Vivian Ramsey
  • Professor Michael Reisman
  • Professor Francis Reynolds QC
  • Professor Kent Roach 

Permission for Reuse or Republication

All requests for permission to reuse, reproduce or republish content from Journals Online publications should be submitted in writing to:

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]