Amendments 2016

Amendment No. 1 of 2016

Amendment No. 1 of 2016 of the Singapore International Commercial Court Practice Directions contains amendments to Parts X, XII, XVII and Appendix B. The amendments are summarised below:

  1. the introduction of a new paragraph 66A, as well as amendments to paragraph 76, for the conduct of proceedings in the Singapore International Commercial Court on an expedited basis;
  2. amendments to paragraphs 76 and 77, and Appendix B Form 10, on mediation or any other form of alternative dispute resolution;
  3. amendments to paragraphs 77 and 81 on the conduct of Case Management Conferences and the use of the Proposed Case Management Plan;
  4. amendments to paragraph 106 on the hearing of “ex parte” and “by consent” summonses; and
  5. amendment to paragraph 108(5) and Appendix B Forms 14 and 15 on Mareva injunctions.

The amendments are effective from 1 January 2016.

A summary of these amendments may be found in the annexed document:

SICC Practice Directions Amendment No 1 of 2016

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