Joel Tay
1 Articles0 Comments

Joel is a fourth year LL.B student at the Singapore Management University. He is presently Co-Editor-in-Chief at SMU Lexicon: An SMU Law Student Publication. He is interested in Trade, Project Financing and the law of Credit and Security. He is also an avid sailor, having represented school and country locally and overseas.

SMU Lexicon: The Doctrine of the ultra-hazardous act after Ng Huat Seng

Reading Time: 11 minutesIntroduction In November 2017 the Singapore Court of Appeal narrowed the scope of “ultra-hazardous activity” under Singapore tort law through the case of Ng Huat Seng v Munib Mohammad Madni, and clarified (in obiter) the scope of activities which may fall within the doctrine of the ultra-hazardous act.[1] An ultra-hazardous act was first defined by […]