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Judgment Search Results Home > Cases Phrase: mediation Court: singapore supreme court Year: 2014 Page 1 of about 36 results (0.019 seconds)

Jan 30 2014 (FN)

Poh Cheng Chew Vs. K. P. Koh and Partners Pte Ltd. and Another

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-30-2014

..... of the compromise under the settlement agreement. the reference to them in the defendants' summary of facts puts beyond doubt the fact that the additional works were covered by the mediation and the settlement agreement. the parties had, in my judgment, agreed that all claims or disputes would be superseded by the settlement agreement which would now encompass the parties' ..... not expressly provide for what would happen in this situation, i cannot imagine that the parties would have contemplated either: (a) that the entire settlement agreement they had reached through mediation would simply unravel and they would be left to pursue their original claims against each other; or (b) that the matter could be remitted to the same professional engineer who ..... crystallite for $498,000.20 the defendants were dissatisfied with chan's decision and did not make any further payment to the plaintiff under the settlement agreement. after unsuccessful further mediation, the plaintiff commenced the present suit on 16 august 2012. on the same date, the plaintiff filed a complaint to the peb against koh by way of a statutory ..... it appears that the plaintiff also wrote to the building and construction authority ("bca") on 20 february 2012 making a complaint against koh.8 6. the dispute was resolved through mediation on 12 march 2012 and the settlement agreement was entered into between the plaintiff and the defendants. pursuant to the settlement agreement, a professional engineer was to be appointed to .....

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Feb 18 2014 (FN)

Qingjian International (South Pacific) Group Development Co. Pte Ltd. ...

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-18-2014

..... or otherwise. as an aside, one troubling aspect of this case was that the parties had already been engaged in aa 105/2013 and had settled it by way of mediation without any issue being taken as to the existence of a contract in writing within the meaning of the act. this fundamental issue was only raised in the adjudication response ..... without completing all the documentary formalities" alluded to in singapore construction adjudication review [2005-2007] (chow kok fong, christopher chuah and mohan pillay gen eds) (sweet and maxwell asia, singapore mediation centre, 2009) at para 2.4. it would accordingly be consistent with the policy and purpose of the act as outlined in terence lee at [2]-[5] as well as ..... july 2013. the plaintiff attempted to file an adjudication response at 4.35pm on 29 july 2013 and the defendant took objection on the basis that pursuant to the singapore mediation centre rules, the adjudication response would be considered as lodged the next day as it was lodged after 4.30pm. the adjudicator agreed with the defendant and did not consider ..... the position that the defendant was claiming against the wrong party and that it ought to look to the plaintiff for payment instead. aa 105/2013 was eventually settled at mediation on 18 july 2013 and, in exchange for a cheque payment from the plaintiff, the defendant re-issued, inter alia, the 8 january 2013 quotation by addressing it to the .....

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Feb 10 2014 (FN)

Abt Vs. Abu

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-10-2014

..... month. counsel for the plaintiff argued that no maintenance should be awarded. the plaintiff was initially paying s$10,500 per month in maintenance to the defendant, pursuant to the mediation agreement dated 27 october 2010. after paying 19 months worth from october 2010 to may 2011, the plaintiff reduced the amount to s$6,750 per month. after paying this ..... all the matrimonial assets. further, as noted above at [6], how the plaintiff arrived at the figure of 54% was questionable. as such, i am inclined to intervene, notwithstanding the mediation agreement. i find that a 50-50 split of the assets listed in [8] is appropriate. 11. i turn now to the issue of maintenance for the defendant. the defendant ..... . in august 2011, while the marriage was still subsisting, the defendant commenced maintenance proceedings against the plaintiff, claiming arrears for maintenance which the plaintiff agreed to pay pursuant to the mediation agreement since may 2011. in the midst of the maintenance proceedings, the plaintiff filed the writ of divorce on 6 october 2011. interim judgment was granted on 19 june 2012 ..... . they were married in the district of sudbury, in the county of suffolk, on 10 february 1997. they have one daughter, v?, born on 20 november 1998. pursuant to a mediation agreement reached by the parties on 27 october 2010, v was to stay with the defendant and parties were to have joint custody over her. in may 2011, v moved .....

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Apr 25 2014 (FN)

Mansource Interior Pte Ltd. Vs. Citiwall Safety Glass Pte Ltd.

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-25-2014

..... debates, official report (16 november 2004) vol 78 at col 1117: the minister will appoint an authorised nominating body (anb) to administer the adjudication process. for a start, the singapore mediation centre (smc) will be appointed as the anb. smc is familiar with payment disputes and issues in the construction industry. more anbs may be considered in future, as and when ..... to the respondent and the adjudicator. in a letter dated 6 september 2013, it is stated that: an adjudication response was lodged by mansource interior pte ltd with the singapore mediation centre on 5 september 2013 at 4.32pm and it would be considered as lodged the following day as it was lodged after 4.30pm. 17. during the adjudication determination ..... notice of intention to apply for adjudication on 28 august 2013 pursuant to s 13(2) of the sop act. the respondent also lodged an adjudication application with the singapore mediation centre ("smc"), the authorised nominating body, pursuant to s 13(1) of the sop act on the same day. 5. the smc served the adjudication application on the appellant on .....

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Feb 17 2014 (FN)

Bdu Vs. Bdt

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-17-2014

..... precondition of return. [emphasis added in italics and bold italics] 91. thirdly, as noted in the uk supreme court decision of in re e (at [53]), the potential reference to mediation ought always be borne in mind, although that same court quite correctly observed (ibid) that "[m]ediation will not work if one party is allowed to dominate or bully the .....

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Jan 10 2014 (FN)

Goh Eileen Nee Chia and Another Vs. Goh Mei Ling Yvonne and Another

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-10-2014

quentin loh j: 1. this is a dreadful family dispute which should not have reached the courts for resolution. unfortunately two separate mediation sessions, the second of which was very kindly undertaken by retired high court judge mr kan ting chiu gratis and at very short notice, failed. what lay at the heart .....

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Apr 17 2014 (FN)

Adb Vs. Adc

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-17-2014

..... $1,000. the defendant's resort to this court might have been a little too hasty but the state of their relationship was such that she would not even consider mediation. counsel for the defendant, miss chia, submitted that the defendant claimed $2,500 in maintenance only because it was based on the first affidavit. now that the plaintiff is willing .....

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Apr 16 2014 (FN)

Ng Chee Weng Vs. Lim Jit Ming Bryan and Another

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-16-2014

..... to state that the meetings were not for purpose of settlement of dispute. in his affidavit however, roy ng said that those meetings were settlement meetings where he "volunteered to mediate". 46. the plaintiff responded that the argument that the plaintiff put forward to resist the striking out application was that the discussions were not "without prejudice" communications because there was ..... meeting was to bring about the payment of the debt by getting mr lim and the plaintiff together to discuss the matter. roy ng's description that he "volunteered to mediate" was a legitimate description of what he was doing - he was trying to resolve the claim by one old friend against another old friend by bringing the parties together to ..... discuss the matter and hopefully reach agreement. mediators can and do resolve situations where one party has put forward no defence to the claim. the substance of roy ng's evidence as to the nature of what he .....

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May 28 2014 (FN)

James Raj Vs. Public Prosecutor

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : May-28-2014

sundaresh menon cj (delivering the grounds of decision of the court): 1. this was a criminal motion for leave to refer the following as two ostensible questions of law of public interest to the court of appeal pursuant to s 397(1) of the criminal procedure code (cap 68, 2012 rev ed) ("the cpc"): (a) whether there is an immediate right to counsel upon the request of a person remanded for investigations; or alternatively (b) on the premise that there is no immediate right to counsel upon the request of a person remanded for investigations, what is a "reasonable time" within which the right to counsel can be exercised. 2. after hearing the parties on 7 may 2014, we dismissed the criminal motion on the basis that the references sought did not relate to questions of law of public interest. we now give the detailed grounds for our decision. background facts 3. the applicant in this case is james raj s/o arokiasamy ("the applicant"). he was charged in the state courts with various drug-related offences as well as suspected computer attacks on several websites using the moniker "the messiah". the applicant's counsel is mr ravi s/o madasamy ("mr ravi"), though he was jointly represented at the hearing of the present criminal motion by mr ravi and mr eugene thuraisingam ("mr thuraisingam"). 4. the applicant was first produced in the state courts on 5 november 2013 for charges to be preferred against him. he was then remanded for one week to enable further investigations to be carried .....

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Apr 29 2014 (FN)

Soh Meiyun Vs. Public Prosecutor

Court : Singapore Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-29-2014

chao hick tin ja: 1. this is an appeal against sentence in a case of maid abuse. the appellant, a 34-year-old female singaporean who was 29 years old at the time she committed the offences, claimed trial in the court below to two charges of voluntarily causing hurt simpliciter and one charge of voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means punishable under ss 323 and 324 of the penal code (cap 224, 2008 rev ed) ("penal code") respectively. the trial judge ("the district judge") convicted her on all three charges and imposed on her a total sentence of 16 months' imprisonment. 2. in support of her appeal the appellant sought, by way of criminal motion no 42 of 2013, to admit fresh evidence on appeal pursuant to s 392 of the criminal procedure code (cap 68, 2012 rev ed) ("cpc 2012"). this evidence consisted of a medical report dated 10 june 2013 prepared by a psychiatrist from the institute of mental health, where he expressed the opinion that the appellant was suffering from "major depressive disorder" and "obsessive compulsive disorder" at the time she committed the offences against her domestic maid. facts as found by the district judge 3. the facts of the case may be gleaned from the district judge's written grounds of decision ("gd") dated 7 january 2013 (see public prosecutor v soh meiyun [2013] sgdc 12) as well as his oral judgments delivered earlier on 16 november 2012 and 7 december 2012 respectively. in the first oral judgment he explained his decision as to .....

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