Singapore - COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Temporary Relief Measures For Certain Contractual Obligations.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Singapore - Dispute Resolution

24 April 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to business operations globally. In Singapore, the government has introduce the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 which forms the backbone of several temporary relief measures that have been put in place by the government to support businesses. Most notably, the Act allows temporary relief from legal actions arising from the inability to perform obligations in specified contracts and these provisions came into force on 20 April 2020. This article sets out the requirements for a party to benefit from the temporary relief measures.

The full article can be found from Zicolaw's site here.


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Heng Jun Meng​, ZICO IP