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MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF SINGAPORE
IN COLLABORATION WITH
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS LAW ASSIGNMENT
Presented by

Name| FIN/IC Number| Participation Marks Awarded|
Gerry Vicentius Sajuti| G1180480U| |
Diana Ong Cabillan| G5304258P| |
Cecillia Satryo| G1188819X| |

ANALYSIS| /40%|
RESEARCH| /30%|
ORGANIZATION| /15%|
PRESENTATION| /15%|

Date of Submission: 16 OCTOBER 2012

Name of Lecturer: DANIEL THEYAGU

DECLARATION

This is to declare that this is our original work and we have not plagiarise any information from any other works. We understand that plagiarism is a serious issue and if found guilty our work will be rejected and possible we will be barred from the examination. We have verified all information given and have effectively referenced the sources. If after graduation it is found that our work is not original we stand a chance of having our Diploma revoked by the institution concern.

Name: Gerry Vicentius Sajuti Signature: ___________________

Name: Diana Ong Cabillan Signature: ___________________

Name: Cecillia SatryoSignature: ____________________

CONTENTS PAGE

QUESTION ONE

DIAGRAM OF SINGAPORE COURT STRUCTURE

SUB-ORDINATE COURT OF SINGAPORE
* One of the two tiers in court system of singapore
* There are 15 various of subordinate courts.

HIGH COURT OF SINGAPORE
* consists of the chief justice of Singapore and the judges of the high court * exercises supervisory and revisionary jurisdiction
* bound by decisions of the court of appeal

SUPREME COURT
* two tiers of the court system in Singapore
* consists of the court of appeal and the high court

COURT OF APPEAL OF SINGAPORE
* It's court of final appeal
* consists chief justice of singapore
* The seat called supreme court building
* Appellate jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters

under the principle of stare decisis court appeal are binding on the high court & sub-ordinate court

Essay on Question One

A 15 years old teenager will be convicted in some minor cases despite of his reasoning. In the classic situation,in which the police first obtain a confession,discover some other evidence,while in the contrast all the decision will be depend on the judge of the court. Sometimes to prevent unfairness and hold the consistency,judges will use stare decisis which are bounded by higher court's decision depend on the similarity of cases situation.If the young teenager case get the same situation as previous case,it has a big possibilty for the judge to give the same decisions.

Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal
In Singapore,the highest court is the Court of Appeal that only implements the appellate jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters. In civil it usually begins from the High Court.You can have an appeal when the High Court judge is on leave,or when the amount or value of the cases is below $25,000.The Court should only accept evidence that was passed by the court below however new evidence should pass by on special ground. When it comes to Criminal matters,the Court of Appeal cannot hear an appeal when the orders were already made by the High Court from the Subordinate Court except when it exercise original criminal jurisdiction in the latter part.When the High court already made a decision to a convicted person,the Court of Appeal may permit the person to have an appeal if it believes that it has a reasonable doubt and the sentence should be reduced. Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction of the High Court

In Singapore,the High Court is the lower division of Supreme Court that implements the appellate and original jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters.The high court has power in any written law relating to divorce,bankruptcy and matters of admiralty. In implementing appellate civil jurisdiction the hearing should come from the District...
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