Title

Clarifying Rectification in Singapore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

9-2015

Abstract

Rectification, which has become increasingly important, needs to be clarified in Singapore. For a start, important questions about the relationship between rectification and the Evidence Act have not been asked and, if asked, will reveal that, contrary to English developments, equitable rectification, and not common law rectification, remains significant in Singapore because common law rectification is constrained by the Evidence Act. If this is correct, the ambit and application of both forms of rectification, especially equitable rectification, need to be clarified. The purpose of this article is to provide an understanding of rectification under Singapore law.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Legislation

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Singapore Academy of Law Journal

Volume

27

First Page

403

Last Page

437

ISSN

0218-2009

Publisher

Singapore Academy of Law

Additional URL

http://journalsonline.academypublishing.org.sg/Journals/Singapore-Academy-of-Law-Journal/e-Archive/ctl/eFirstPublicAbstractView/mid/495/ArticleId/419?Citation=(2015)+27+SAcLJ+403