|781. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Legal Implications of the ASEAN Free Trade Area Asia-Pacific Rim|
Tiwari, S  Sing JLS 218 (Jul)
At the landmark Fourth ASEAN Summit in Singapore, the ASEAN Heads of Government signed an agreement which is intended to bring about the ASEAN Free Trade Area. This article traces ASEAN economic cooperation in the past and analyses the contents and legal implications of the ASEAN Free Trade Area Agreement.
|782. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Reflections on Caveating a Part of Land Asia-Pacific Rim|
Wong, Kim Fatt  Sing JLS 234 (Jul)
This article discusses the issues on caveating a part of alienated land under the Malaysian National Land Code 1965 as a result of the Supreme Court decision in Tan Heng Poh v Tan Boon Thong.
|783. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: Law of Negotiable Instruments by Poh Chu Chai (3rd Edition)|
Soe, Myint  Sing JLS 252 (Jul)
|784. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: Law of Insurance by Poh Chu Chai (3rd Edition)|
Soe, Myint  Sing JLS 253 (Jul)
|785. ||JULY 1994 Issue|
|Book Review: Drafting and Negotiating Computer Contracts by Paul Klinger & Rachel Burnett|
Lee, Christopher  Sing JLS 255 (Jul)
|786. ||DECEMBER 1993 Issue|
|Division of Matrimonial Assets : Recent Cases and Thoughts for Reform|
Leong, Wai Kum  Sing JLS 351 (Dec)
Since 1981, Singapore courts have the power, upon granting a decree which terminates a marriage, to order the division between the spouses of matrimonial assets which they had acquired during the course of the marriage. This article discusses this power as part of the law on the effect of marriage upon the ownership of assets. It examines the scope of the power as it has been developed by the courts and suggests improvements should an amendment be contemplated.
|787. ||DECEMBER 1993 Issue|
|Reasonable Despatch in Voyage Charterparties|
Chong, Gek Sian David  Sing JLS 401 (Dec)
|788. ||DECEMBER 1993 Issue|
|Financial Relief in Singapore after a Foreign Divorce|
Ong, Siu Ling Debbie  Sing JLS 431 (Dec)
The Singapore High Court can grant financial relief only when it is granting a decree of divorce, separation or nullity of marriage. It has no jurisdiction to grant such relief when a marriage has already been dissolved by a foreign court. This article examines the difficulties faced by ex-spouses who wish to seek financial relief in Singapore after a foreign divorce.
|789. ||DECEMBER 1993 Issue|
|Tracing and Three-Party Restitution|
Yeo, Tiong Min  Sing JLS 452 (Dec)
The writer argues that tracing claims, whether at law or equity, are restitutionary in nature, and a restitutionary framework can be used to rationalize this area of the law. In consequence, the threshold for tracing in equity and some of the received learning on common law tracing require re-examination, and the divergent outcomes at law and equity after a successful tracing exercise should be rationalized. In addition, the restitutionary liability of the agent who receives a bribe and the recipient who claims from such an agent is explicable on tracing principles.
|790. ||DECEMBER 1993 Issue|
Tan, Cheng Han  Sing JLS 491 (Dec)
This article examines a method of debt financing which is relatively new in Singapore although it has been used in the United States since the 1930s and in England from the 1960s. Part of the reason for this may be attributed to the uncertainty over whether arrangements for subordinated debts will survive the insolvency of the debtor. This article will therefore focus primarily on the enforceability of the debt subordination agreements in the context of certain rules in the law of insolvency