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.
Asian Studies | Comparative and Foreign Law | Gaming Law | International Law | Public Law and Legal Theory
Singapore Year Book of International Law
National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
YEO, Tiong Min.
Statute and Public Policy in Private International Law: Gambling Contracts and Foreign Judgments. (2005). Singapore Year Book of International Law. 9, 133-146. Research Collection School Of Law.
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