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

Singapore Law Gazette (March 2017), 12

9 Pages Posted: 15 Oct 2020

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Benjamin Joshua Ong

Singapore Management University - School of Law

Date Written: March 2017

Abstract

The law on the illegality defence in Singapore is in a fragmented state. In Patel v Mirza, the UK Supreme Court attempted to overhaul this notoriously confusing area of the law, and presented various ideas which are of potential interest to its development in Singapore.

Keywords: contract law, contractual illegality

Suggested Citation

Ong, Benjamin Joshua, Illegality and the Civil Law in Singapore: Lessons from the UK? (March 2017). Singapore Law Gazette (March 2017), 12, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3681208

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