Title

Contractual Interpretation in Singapore: Continued Refinement after Zurich Insurance: Sheng Siong Supermarket Pte Ltd v Carilla Pte Ltd

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

3-2012

Abstract

This piece discusses the following aspects of contractual interpretation in Singapore raised in the recent Singapore High Court case of Sheng Siong Supermarket Pte Ltd v Carilla Pte Ltd [2011] 4 SLR 1094: (a) the distinction between interpretation and implication of terms in fact; (b) the occasions in which extrinsic evidence is admissible for the interpretation of contracts in Singapore; and (c) the distinction between “admissible extrinsic evidence” and “permissible interpretation”.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Commercial Law

Research Areas

Commercial Law

Publication

Singapore Academy of Law Journal

Volume

24

Issue

1

First Page

275

Last Page

297

ISSN

0218-2009

Publisher

Singapore Academy of Law

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