Publication Type

Report

Publication Date

8-2017

Abstract

Modern litigation between spouses regarding their children is ofteninternational. Such cross-border disputes are especially common inSingapore, as an international commercial centre with a diverse andcosmopolitan society. More importantly, Singaporeans are becoming anincreasingly mobile labour force, working in international businesses.Orders made by Singapore courts involving local parties and local childrenwill increasingly require recognition and enforcement overseas.

Keywords

law reform, family law, protection of children, cross-border

Discipline

Family Law | Law and Society

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

ISBN

9789811143168

Publisher

Singapore Academy of Law

City or Country

Singapore

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

https://www.sal.org.sg/Portals/0/2017-08 - 1996 Hague Convention on Protection of Children.pdf?ver=2017-09-04-183621-273

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