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How do I use Halsbury's Laws of Singapore?: Researching Case Law

Guide to using Halsbury's Laws of Singapore in print format.

Researching Case Law

 Here is an example of how you can locate references to a case within Halsbury's Laws of Singapore.

 

Follow the steps below using this case as an example:

Price Waterhouse Intrust Ltd v Wee Choo Keong & Ors [1994] 3 SLR 801 ; [1994] SGCA 97

1. Go to Halsbury's Laws of Singapore: Interim Consolidated Tables and Index (1) Cases

 

2. Search for the Case namePrice Waterhouse Intrust Ltd v Wee Choo Keong & Ors

3. Go to Volume 18

Refer to the latest issue available.

The older volumes will have SUPERSEDED displayed on the spine.

 

4. Turn to Paragraph [240.088]

 

5. Go to Halsbury's Laws of Singapore : Current Service.

Check for any recent amendments.

Open the Current Service Binder and turn to the tab marked "Tables"

Look under Table of Cases for the case Price Waterhouse Intrust Ltd v Wee Choo Keong & Ors

Take note of the paragraph number references e.g.[240.085]

 

7. Turn to the front of the Current Service Binder and look under Current Service tab.  Turn to Paragraph Number [240.085] for new references to the case.

8. Done!

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