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Singapore Legal History (Not Offered in AY2021-2022)
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021

5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course provides students with a broad overview of Singapore’s legal history, including its historical common law origins and the evolution of its key institutions and traditions. Topics covered include the historical development of Singapore’s sources of law; the Singapore Constitution; judicial system; legal profession, legal service; legal education; criminal law; land law and law reporting. Assessment will be by way of a research paper on a selected topic to submit at the end of the course.

Course Convenor: Adjunct Prof Kevin Tan

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4450V / LL5450V / LL6450V / LLJ5450V

Contact Hours:


Mode of Assessment:

Preclusions: LL4450/LL5450/LL6450/LLJ5450 Singapore Legal History

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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