Foo Jong Peng and others v Phua Kiah Mai and another: 8 Oct 2012

Supreme Court of Singapore – Court of Appeal) The court refused to follow the reasoning in Belize at least in so far as ‘it suggest[ed] that the traditional ‘business efficacy’ and ‘officious bystander’ tests are not central to the implication of terms’


[2012] SGCA 55




England and Wales


RephrasedAttorney General of Belize and others v Belize Telecom Ltd and Another PC 18-Mar-2009
(Belize) A company had been formed to manage telecommunications in Belize. The parties disputed the interpretation of its articles. Shares had been sold, but the company was structured so as to leave a degree of control with the government. It was . .

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CitedMarks and Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd and Another SC 2-Dec-2015
The Court considered whether, on exercising a break clause in a lease, the tenant was entitled to recover rent paid in advance.
Held: The appeal failed. The Court of Appeal had imposed what was established law. The test for whether a clause . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.616752