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.
law reform, family law, protection of children, cross-border
Family Law | Law and Society
Law, Society and Governance
Singapore Academy of Law
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THEAN, Valerie; ONG, Debbie; LIM, Audrey; SZE, Thian Yee; TAN, Yvonne; and YEO, Tiong Min.
Report of the law reform committee on the 1996 Hague convention on the protection of children. (2017). Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/2493
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