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 Chinese courts, for it to be recognised and enforced.

The also paves the way for such judgments made in Chinese courts to be brought to Singapore.

The agreement was signed by Chief Justice and his counterpart last Friday on the sidelines of the second Singapore- 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 Singapore court, they have a clear idea of how to get any money judgments that may arise therefrom (that) can be enforced against the Chinese party in that country," said the spokesman for the Supreme Court.

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

Source: Hariz Baharudin - Straits Times | Singapore Law Watch


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