|851. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Reform of the Law of Nullity in the Women's Charter|
Leong, Wai Kum  Sing JLS 1 (Jul)
The High Court of Singapore has decided that a female transsexual who undergoes a sex change operation to become a man has no capacity to marry under the Women's Charter. This controversial decision leads one to ask whether the law of nullity is in need of reform. The article critiques the decision and suggests the view that post-operative transsexuals do have the capacity to marry in their new sex. It also discusses other problems in the law of nullity and suggests improvements.
|852. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Removal of Judges : The Australian Experience -|
Lee, H P & Morabito, V  Sing JLS 40 (Jul)
|853. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Implementing the UN Security Resolutions 660-678: The Singapore Experience|
Foo, Kim Boon  Sing JLS 56 (Jul)
The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq on 2 August 1990 triggered a string of UN Security Council resolutions that was unprecedented. Military forces were despatched by the allied nations under the auspices of the UN to enforce economic sanctions against Iraq. Singapore's response to the major resolutions are examined, in particular, the freezing of Iraqi and Kuwaiti assets. As a small state, there are valuable lessons that Singapore can learn from the Gulf conflict.
|854. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Revisiting the Safe Port|
Chong, Gek Sian David  Sing JLS 79 (Jul)
This article examines the charterer's contractual promise that the chartered ship will be employed between and at safe ports. The leading authority in this field of the law is the House of Lords decision of "The Evia" (No. 2) - a decision which spawned a number of problematic issues as yet unresolved by the courts.
|855. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Disclosure and Adduction of Expert Evidence : A Survey of Developments|
Pinsler, Jeffrey D  Sing JLS 115 (Jul)
This article discusses the recent developments concerning the pre-trial disclosure of expert evidence. The positions in both the High Court and subordinate courts are discussed.
|856. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Equity and Preference Shares : A Problem of Definition|
Lee, Beng Tat  Sing JLS 127 (Jul)
This article examines the feasibility of a Singapore-incorporated company issuing participating preference shares and preference shares with full voting rights in the light of the existing definition of the term "preference shares" in the Companies Act. It also examines what constitutes an "equity share", and the meaning of terms of similar import, in the context of company related legislation and The Singapore Code on Take-overs and Mergers. The legal and practical implications of such an inquiry are discussed and legal reform is suggested. "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" (Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Act 2, Scene 2, Line 43)
|857. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Legal Professional Privilege and Garnishee Proceedings|
Ho, Hock Lai  Sing JLS 144 (Jul)
This article considers selected aspects of legal professional privilege; its role in the context of garnishee proceedings; the scope of the "communication" that falls within its protection; and the requirement of confidentiality in the communication that is sought to be protected. These issues were raised recently in Chua Su Yin & Co. v Ng Sung Yee & Anor.
|858. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Public Law : An Examination of Purpose (Part 2)|
Sin, Boon Ann  Sing JLS 164 (Jul)
|859. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act|
Choo, Han Teck  Sing JLS 183 (Jul)
|860. ||JULY 1992 Issue|
|Changing Orders - The Last Word Bank of China v. The First National Bank of Boston|
Tan, Sook Yee  Sing JLS 196 (Jul)