The similar fact rule in Singapore—as with the law on any evidence law doctrine that can be found in both our Evidence Act and the common law—has required clarification for some time. This note, which discusses the latest local decision on the similar fact rule, considers if that decision is compatible with the Evidence Act and the various conceptualisations underlying the doctrine.
Asian Studies | Evidence
Law, Society and Governance
Singapore Journal of Legal Studies
National University of Singapore
Revisiting the Similar Fact Rule in Singapore: Public Prosecutor v. Mas Swan bin Adnan and another. (2011). Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, (), 553-563. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/1974
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