Civil Law (Amendment) Bill

Bill No. 6/1982

Read the first time on 19th March 1982.
An Act to amend the Civil Law Act (Chapter 30 of the Revised Edition).
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows: —
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the Civil Law (Amendment) Act, 1982, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 8
2.  Section 8 of the Civil Law Act is amended —
(a)by deleting subsection (3); and
(b)by re-numbering subsections (4), (5) and (6) as subsections (3), (4) and (5) respectively.
Transitional provision
3.  Section 2 of this Act shall apply in relation to causes of action arising before as well as in relation to causes of action arising after the commencement of this Act, but not so as to enable any proceedings to be taken which had ceased to be maintainable before the commencement of this Act.