Singapore and Chinese Courts Sign Agreement on Judgment Enforcement

The and Chinese Courts have signed an agreement that provides clarity on the procedure for having in heard in a be brought before the s, for it to be recognised and enforced.

The also paves the way for such judgments made in s to be brought to .

The agreement was signed by Chief Justice and his counterpart last Friday on the sidelines of the second - Legal and Judicial Roundtable.

The said the agreement will be especially useful for parties who have commercial dealings with Chinese parties.

"Should a dispute arise and that dispute is adjudicated in a , they have a clear idea of how to get any that may arise therefrom (that) can be enforced against the Chinese party in that country," said the spokesman for the .

The agreement also applies to judgments made in the (SICC).

Source: Hariz Baharudin - Straits Times | Singapore Law Watch


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