The Family Justice Courts Practice Directions will be amended as follows with effect from 20 July 2020: -
The amendment in 1 prescribes the manner in which Form 207 may be submitted.
The amendment in 2 sets out a protocol for parties to comply with where they wish to seek leave for a witness outside Singapore to give evidence by live video or live television link.
The amendment in 3 removes the reference to section 62A of the Evidence Act (Cap. 97) from paragraph 161A.
The amendments in 4, 5 and 6 clarify the Court dress requirements for advocates and
solicitors attending open Court hearings in the Family Division of the High Court via remote communication technology.