High Court orders sale of property under a writ of seizure and sale without mortgagee's consent

30 Oct 2019

In a recent decision of BYX v BYY [2019] SGHC 237, the High Court ordered that the Sheriff proceed with the sale of immovable property (which was subject to a mortgage) without the mortgagee bank’s consent.

This update highlights the key considerations of the High Court in making the order, which clarifies the interaction between provisions under the Supreme Court Practice Directions relating to the sale of immovable property, and the High Court’s power to order such a sale pursuant to s18(2) of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act.

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