Singapour - Autorité centrale & informations pratiques
Autorité centrale :
Ministère du droit, direction Droit international
|Adresse:||100 High Street
Republic of Singapore
|Téléphone:||+65 6332 8826|
|Télécopieur:||+65 6332 8842|
|Personne à contacter:||-|
|Langues de communication:||anglais|
|Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore|
|Formes de signification ou de notification
A request under Article 3 of the Convention must be sent to the Ministry of Law of Singapore, together with the following documents:
The above documents may be sent to the Ministry of Law of Singapore in one of the following ways:
(1) Via e-mail to the Ministry of Law’s e-mail address (see above), as long as one physical set of the request and documents referred to in (a), (b) and (c) above is also received by the Ministry of Law. Any request sent via e-mail will not be capable of execution unless one physical set of the documents is also received.
If e-mail is used, the certificate of service / non-service under Article 6 of the Convention will be sent to the forwarding authority via e-mail.
(2) Via physical delivery to the Ministry of Law’s address (see above). The requisite hard copy documents must be in duplicate.
Subject to any written law which provides for the manner in which documents may be served on a body corporate, service of the document will be effected by a process server —
(a) By leaving the document, and a copy of the translation of the document, with the person to be served;
(See Order 64, Rule 4A, and Order 7, Rules 2 and 3 of the Rules of Court 2021.)
|Exigences de traduction
The request for service sent under Article 3 of the Convention to the Central Authority of Singapore should be in English.
An English translation of (a) the document to be served and (b) the summary of the document to be served (i.e., Part 3 of the Model Form) is required, if they are not in English. (See Order 64, Rule 4A(4)(c) of the Rules of Court 2021).
|Frais d’exécution d’une demande de signification ou de notification
The costs occasioned by the employment of a process server for service of judicial and extrajudicial documents are reimbursable to Singapore pursuant to Article 12(2) of the Convention. These costs comprise the costs of effecting service, as well as the certificate of service.
For the service of judicial documents under Article 5 of the Convention, a sum of $100 (Singapore dollars) in respect of each address for service must be paid in advance, at the same time the request is made, for purposes of paying the costs occasioned by the employment of a process server. (See Order 64, Rule 4A(4)(e) of the Rules of Court 2021). Payment shall be made by way of a bank draft in the sum of $100 (Singapore dollars) made payable to “Registrar, Supreme Court/AG”. The costs relating to the execution of the request for service under the alternative channels of transmission is as prescribed under domestic legislation.
|Délai d’exécution:||The Convention came into force for Singapore on 1 December 2023. We will monitor execution times and provide further information in due course.|
|Officiers ministériels, fonctionnaires ou autres personnes compétents
|Opposition et déclarations
|Cliquer ici pour consulter toutes les déclarations faites par cet État dans le cadre de la Convention Notification.|
|Art. 8(2):||Not applicable, unless the documents are to be served upon a national of the State from which the documents originate.|
|Art. 10(a):||Not applicable.|
|Art. 10(b):||Not applicable.|
|Art. 10(c):||Not applicable.|
|Art. 15(2):||No declarations.|
|Art. 16(3):||No declarations.|
|Voies dérogatoires (accords bilatéraux ou multilatéraux ou loi interne ouvrant d’autres voies de transmission)
(art. 11, 19, 24 et 25)
Clause de non-responsabilité :
Les informations présentées ici peuvent être incomplètes ou imparfaitement mises à jour. Veuillez contacter les autorités concernées pour vérifier ces informations.
Where both the Service Convention and another civil procedure convention are applicable, the relevant party may elect to use either convention.
The Republic of Singapore is Party to the following civil procedure conventions:
(a) Convention between the United Kingdom and Austria regarding legal proceedings in civil and commercial matters
(b) Convention between the United Kingdom and Italy regarding legal proceedings in civil and commercial matters
(c) Convention between the United Kingdom and Germany regarding legal proceedings in civil and commercial matters
(d) Treaty on Judicial Assistance in civil and commercial matters between the Republic of Singapore and the People’s Republic of China
Amendments were made to the Rules of Court 2021, the Singapore International Commercial Court Rules 2021, and the Family Justice Rules 2014, to implement Singapore’s obligations under the Service Convention. These subsidiary legislation may be accessed at this link.
An announcement published by the Ministry of Law of Singapore on 24 November 2023 may be accessed at this link. The announcement provides, among others, a summary of the options for service of Singapore documents out of Singapore, and for service of foreign documents in Singapore, where the Service Convention applies.
(arts 6, 9)
The certificate of service / non-service under Article 6 of the Convention will be completed by:
(a) In the case of service of judicial documents – the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore;
(b) In the case of service of extrajudicial documents – the Ministry of Law of Singapore.
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