SICC Rules 2021

The Singapore International Commercial Court Rules 2021 came into operation on 1 April 2022.

Generally, the Singapore International Commercial Court Rules 2021 apply to: (a) a case commenced in the SICC on or after 1 April 2022; (b) a case commenced in the General Division on or after 1 April 2022 and transferred to the SICC; (c) any proceedings for the transfer, from the General Division to the SICC, of a case commenced on or after 1 April 2022; (d) an appeal to the Court of Appeal, filed on or after 1 April 2022, from a judgment or order of the SICC; and (e) an originating application to the Court of Appeal, filed on or after 1 April 2022, in relation to a judgment or an order of the SICC.

If the parties concerned consent in writing, the Singapore International Commercial Rules 2021 apply with the necessary modifications to: (a) a case commenced in the SICC before 1 April 2022; (b) a case commenced in the General Division before 1 April 2022 and transferred to the SICC; (c) an appeal to the Court of Appeal, filed before 1 April 2022, from a judgment or order of the SICC; and (d) an originating application to the Court of Appeal, filed before 1 April 2022, in relation to a judgment or an order of the SICC.

The materials accessible at the following links apply to proceedings governed by the Singapore International Commercial Court Rules 2021:

  1. Singapore International Commercial Court Rules 2021
  2. SICC User Guides 
  3. SICC Procedural Guide

The materials accessible at the following links continue to apply to other proceedings in the SICC, and other appeals or originating applications to the Court of Appeal from or in relation to a judgment or order of the SICC:

  1. Rules of Court (Cap 322, R 5) 
  2. SICC Practice Directions
  3. SICC User Guides 
  4. SICC Procedural Guide