Benjamin Joshua Ong

Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Singapore, 179943

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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Law and COVID-19

Singapore Management University School of Law 2020
Number of pages: 256 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
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COVID-19, law, contract, commercial, corporate, insolvency, privacy, technology, AI, trust, governance, public law, dispute resolution, legal education, judicial system, society

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Can Delaying An Execution Due to COVID-19 Amount to Unconstitutional Discrimination?

[2022] Public Law 156-158
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jan 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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COVID-19, death penalty, Singapore, equality law, discrimination law

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The Doctrine of Severability in Constitutional Review: A Perspective from Singapore

Statute Law Review, 2018, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, drug trafficking, severance, severability, constitutional review, death penalty, legislative intent

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The Ouster of Parliamentary Sovereignty?

[2020] Public Law 41, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 24/2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Ouster Clauses, Privacy International, Privative Clauses, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, Investigatory Powers Tribunal

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The Unmeritorious ‘Legality’/‘Merits’ Distinction in Singapore Administrative Law

(2021) 31 Asian Journal of Comparative Law 1-31
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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administrative law, judicial review, Singapore, substantive review, merits review

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The constitutionality of ouster clauses: Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v Attorney-General [2018] SGHC 112

(2019) 19 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 157
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, Ouster Clauses, Privative Clauses, Anisminic, Judicial Power, Drug Trafficking

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Illegality and the Civil Law in Singapore: Lessons from the UK?

Singapore Law Gazette (March 2017), 12
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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contract law, contractual illegality

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Compensation for Abused Foreign Domestic Workers: A Problem of Enforcement

(2020) 32 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 1200, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 23/2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, Foreign Domestic Workers, Worker Abuse, Abuse, Employment Law, Domestic Labor

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The Sentencing of 'couriers' under Section 33B of the Misuse of Drugs Act

Singapore Law Watch Commentary, Issue 1/Dec 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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drug trafficking, Singapore, Misuse of Drugs Act

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The Basic Structure Doctrine in Singapore: A Reply

Singapore Law Gazette (November 2014), 34
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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basic structure doctrine, basic features doctrine, unamendability, Singapore

11.

Public Law Theory and Judicial Review in Singapore

Singapore Law Watch Commentary, Issue 1/Dec 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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judicial review, public law, green-light theory, locus standi, standing, Singapore

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Government Funding of Town Councils: The Role of Private Law

(2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 944
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, Town Councils, Grants-in-Aid

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Enforcing Town Councils' Duties of Financial Prudence: Problems Addressed by the Town Councils (Amendment) Act 2017

(2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 923
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2019
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, Town Councils, Town Councils Act, Local Government

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New Approaches to the Constitutional Guarantee of Equality Before the Law

(2016) 28 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 320
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Singapore, 377A, constitutional review, equality before the law, equal protection, sexual orientation

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Restricting Publication of False Statements Using Section 15 of the Protection from Harassment Act

Singapore Law Gazette (May 2016), 14
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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harassment, false statements, fake news, Singapore

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Case and Legislation Notes: Premature Service of Payment Claims Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act— Audi Construction Pte Ltd v Kian Hiap Construction Pte Ltd

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sep 18, pp 128–139
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Book Reviews: Pluralist Constitutions in Southeast Asia by Jaclyn L Neo and Bui Ngoc Son, Eds.

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sept. 2019, pp 493-498
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Dec 2019
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Special Feature on Symposium on Contemporary Issues in Public Law: Standing Up for Your Rights: A Review of the Law of Standing in Judicial Review in Singapore

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sept. 2019, pp 316-350
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law
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Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating the Victim's Right to Dignity

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 17 November 2017
Posted: 07 Mar 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Singapore, foreign domestic workers, worker abuse, abuse, human dignity

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'Insensitive Advertising' of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Violation of Human Dignity

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 22 December 2018
Posted: 07 Mar 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Singapore, foreign domestic workers, employment, human dignity

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Live Music during Thaipusam Processions in Singapore: Developments in the Law on Freedom of Religion

Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, 17 November 2016
Posted: 07 Mar 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Singapore, freedom of religion, Thaipusam, Hinduism, judicial review, public order

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Compensation for Frivolous or Vexatious Prosecution

Singapore Law Gazette (October 2021)
Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Singapore, criminal compensation, frivolous or vexatious prosecution, criminal procedure

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Pre-Departure Tests for Singapore Citizens Returning Home: Possibly Constitutionally Tricky in Theory, but not in Practice

I·CONnect (Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law), 24 August 2021
Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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COVID-19, pre-departure testing, Singapore, freedom of movement, right against banishment

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Proportionality in Malaysia: New Dawn or 'Merely Obiter'?

Chapter 5 in Po Jen Yap (ed), Proportionality in Asia (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Benjamin Joshua Ong
Singapore Management University - School of Law

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Malaysia, constitutional law, proportionality, fundamental rights