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Directors: Indemnity and Release of Duties

Relief given by company Under corporate law in Singapore, any provision ...

Appointment of Directors

Under Singapore corporate law, all companies are required to have at least 1 director ...

Civil Disputes Involving Copyright Infringement

If you are a performing artiste, writer or artist, this section may be relevant to you especially ...

Before you Adopt

Before you begin the adoption process, it will be prudent to understand what is adoption all about. ...
lasting power of attorney

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney

In this article, we will be sharing some frequently asked questions by our clients in relation to a Lasting Power of Attorney. What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (referred to as ‘LPA’)? It is a legal document allowing a person who is 21 years or older (referred to as ‘donor’) to voluntarily appoint one ...
singapore citizenship law

Citizenship Laws in Singapore: How is Citizenship Acquired?

Article 15 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has a right to a nationality, and that no one shall be arbitrarily deprived of it. Indeed, citizenship is important, to the extent that some legal scholars have maintained that citizenship is a person’s basic right, or “the right to have rights”. ...
drink driving law

Driving while under Influence of Drink or Drugs – Road Traffic Act (Chapter 276)

67 – 1) Any person who, when driving or attempting to drive a motor vehicle on a road or other public place — is unfit to drive in that he is under the influence of drink or of a drug or an intoxicating substance to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper ...
outrage of modesty singapore

Outrage of Modesty: Practical Considerations

What is outrage of modesty? Section 354 of the Penal Code criminalises the use of criminal force on another person with the intention or knowledge that it will thereby outrage the modesty of that person. Outrage of modesty is also commonly known as molestation. The terms ‘outrage’ and ‘modesty’ are left undefined to accommodate for ...
POHA

Protection from Harassment Act 2014

With the recent #MeToo Movement, more and more people are speaking out against the harassment that they have suffered. ...

Littering in Public Places FAQs

What is considered as littering? If you throw any rubbish on the ground, it is littering. ...