Amendments 2020

Amendment No. 1 of 2020

Amendment No. 1 of 2020 of the Practice Directions contains amendments to Part VII, Part XI, Part XVI and Appendix H of the Supreme Court Practice Directions. The amendments are summarised below:

  1. amendments to paragraph 66 on Fixing of hearing dates, i.e introduction of new paragraph 66(5);
  2. amendments to paragraph 90A on Applications in civil matters before the Court of Appeal;
  3. amendments to paragraph 124(1) on Arrest of ships;
  4. amendments to Appendix H, on the appointments of a Senior Assistant Registrar and two Deputy Divisional Registrars.

The amendments will take effect on 6 January 2020 and will be reflected at https://epd.supremecourt.gov.sg/ from 6 January 2020.

Please find attached a document reflecting the marked-up amendments to the Practice Directions:

Supreme Court Practice Directions Amendment No. 1 of 2020 (PDF, 134.78 KB)

Amendment No. 2 of 2020

Amendment No. 2 of 2020 of the Practice Directions contains amendments to Part II, Part VI and Part XV of the Supreme Court Practice Directions. The amendments are summarised below:

  1. amendments to paragraph 17 on Court dress;
  2. introduction of new paragraph 56A on Giving of evidence by person outside Singapore through live video or live television link in any proceedings (other than proceedings in a criminal matter);
  3. amendments to paragraph 121 on Applications to use the Technology Courts
The amendments will take effect on 20 July 2020 and will be reflected at https://epd.supremecourt.gov.sg/ from 20 July 2020.

Please find attached a document reflecting the marked-up amendments to the Practice Directions:

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