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Some Singapore court hearings to take place via video conference as judiciary rolls out COVID-19 measures

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SINGAPORE: As part of its measures to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore's judiciary will be enabling certain court hearings to be heard via teleconference or video conference, the Chief Justice said in a speech on Thursday (Mar 26).

Pilots have been run for selected hearings in the Court of Appeal and High Court to be heard via video-conference, and more of such hearings will be increased to include trials in the High Court.

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