Examining Principle and Legality: Singapore’s Experience at International Courts and Tribunals

  • Rachel Tan Xi’en and Bethel Chan Ruiyi
  • Singapore Law Blog

  • 11 April 2019

Singapore has always affirmed that the international legal order should be stable and predictable, as international law levels the playing field in international relations. Singapore’s specific experience in its international disputes with other states shows that its practice of international law is consistent with its publicly expressed sentiment. This article will examine Singapore’s experience at international courts and tribunals, and offer comments on how Singapore’s history of engagement with international dispute resolution comports with a principled approach to the rule of law.

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