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by amerlok
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:54 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Diplomatic clause
Replies: 16
Views: 10860

Re: Diplomatic clause

JR8, good to see that you're Feeling Lucky with Google. Clearly, contracts have terms. The topic here is diplomatic clauses, which by definition aren't designed to protect the landord. In my case, c/d/e are in the context of a co-tenancy. But in the standard language, they only apply after what is e...
by amerlok
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:23 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Diplomatic clause
Replies: 16
Views: 10860

Re: Diplomatic clause

That's the point - there shouldn't be a timeline, so why should it reset?
Happy to be directed to the relevant L+T statutes. I only found "rules of thumb."
In my own case, a-e apply for a co-tenancy - you'd be surprised, death does not automatically terminate a contract.
by amerlok
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant
Replies: 784
Views: 539057

Re: Tenancy agreements/leases and your rights as a tenant

Sharing a pro-tenant diplomatic clause since, after all, that's who such a clause is designed to protect. The landlord gets two months notice, plus the reimbursement of Estate Agent commission Notwithstanding the term of [12/24] months, it may be wholly determined at any point in time after the comm...
by amerlok
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Diplomatic clause
Replies: 16
Views: 10860

Diplomatic clause

Tired of the uniquely Singaporean interpretation of what constitutes a "diplomatic clause," I engaged a lawyer and thought I'd share the following language. It's said that the law is "pro-landlord," but that's only because the same boilerplate lease agreement has been circulating for years. Granted,...
by amerlok
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Toddler-friendly Christmas
Replies: 2
Views: 3722

We're in the same boat. Curious what you found?
by amerlok
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Seedlings Montessori Alexandra
Replies: 0
Views: 8010

Seedlings Montessori Alexandra

Is anyone at Seedlings or been to visit? Would be grateful for any feedback
by amerlok
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Little Bunnies
Replies: 0
Views: 7228

Little Bunnies

Have seen several references to Little Bunnies near Alexandra Road but can't find any contact information? Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks!

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