Publication Type

Journal Article

Version

Publisher’s Version

Publication Date

2005

Abstract

This note argues that because there is a legal distinction between the public policy defence to the enforcement of foreign judgments under the common law and the corresponding defence in the Reciprocal Enforcement of Commonwealth Judgments Act, the prohibition against the enforcement of foreign wagering transactions under Singapore law is no longer founded on public policy.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Comparative and Foreign Law | Gaming Law | International Law | Public Law and Legal Theory

Research Areas

Dispute Resolution

Publication

Singapore Year Book of International Law

Volume

9

First Page

133

Last Page

146

ISSN

1793-0448

Publisher

National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

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

http://www.commonlii.org/sg/journals/SGYrBkIntLaw/2005/11.pdf