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In response to a question in Parliament concerning legal costs for proceedings at the Small Claims Tribunals, the Minister of Law Mr K Shanmugam explained that costs for proceedings at the Small Claims Tribunals are kept low and that the total costs for…

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The Singapore Parliament passed a new law which makes short term rental illegal in Singapore. The amended Planning Act makes it illegal for property owners to rent out rent out entire apartments and rooms on a short-term basis unless they have permission…

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What are REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are collective investment schemes. A trust is set up to invest in a portfolio of income generating real estate assets such as shopping malls, offices, hotels or serviced apartments. Investors hold…

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The legal drinking age in Singapore is 18 – in the sense that the legal age to buy liquor or alcoholic beverages and drink liquor in any licensed premises (which will include bars, restaurants and any place selling liquor legally) is 18. Drinking of…

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What is Mediation? Mediation is a way of resolving disputes without the need to go through a trial in court. It involves an independent third party, a mediator, who helps both sides come to an agreement. It can be a cost effective way of resolving…

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Does a photographer need an individual’s consent to take a photograph of the individual in public? The general answer is that in Singapore there is no law that specifically says that consent from an individual is necessary before before capturing a…

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Stalking is an offence in Singapore. Section 7 of the Protection from Harassment Act provides “No person shall unlawfully stalk another person”. What is Stalking? Stalking is a course of conduct or a series of actions intended, or which would be…

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Maintenance of Parents Act The Maintenance of Parents Act of Singapore allows a parent to claim maintenance from his or her children who are capable of supporting that parent if the parent is • 60 and above; • domiciled and resident in Singapore; and •…

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A proxy is a person authorised to act on behalf of another. In the context of a meeting of a Management Corporation (MC), a proxy is a person who is designated by an owner of a property to represent that owner at the meeting. Generally, the proxy can do…

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What is a Deed of Separation A Deed of Separation, or sometimes called a Separation Agreement, is a contract entered into between a husband and wife, where they agree to live separately. The deed or agreement deals with all other issues arising from their…
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