The concepts of separability and competence-competence, which promote arbitral autonomy, exist in many jurisdictions. This article surveys the extent of their acceptance in Singapore's domestic and international arbitration law, and suggests that legislative refinements are necessary to remove doubts and resolve conflicts between the law and the SIAC [Singapore International Arbitration Centre] Rules.
Arbitration law, doctrine of separability of arbitration clauses, competence of arbitral tribunal to determine its own competence
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Singapore Academy of Law Journal
LEE, Jack Tsen-Ta.
Separability, Competence-Competence and the Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction in Singapore. (1995). Singapore Academy of Law Journal. 7, 421. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/575