Common law doctrine of public interest immunity applies in Singapore
06 Sep 2021
In Mah Kiat Seng v AG and others  SGHC 202, the High Court held that the common law doctrine of public interest immunity applies in Singapore.
The High Court noted that in most cases, the active exploration of potential safeguards (such as redaction) will enable public interest in the administration of justice to be upheld without risking that public interest in general would otherwise be harmed.
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