Singapore High Court Issues First Reported Decision in Dispute Arising from Circuit Breaker Measures

03 Nov 2021 CaseWatch

The General Division of the High Court of Singapore (“High Court”) has found that, even where a tenant does not have a contractual right to terminate a lease agreement, such an agreement can be terminated or, in the alternative, discharged by frustration due to the COVID-19 restrictions implemented by the Singapore government: Dathena Science Pte Ltd v JustCo (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2021] SGHC 219.

This case update takes a look at the High Court’s decision.

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