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International arbitration act
Enforcement of international arbitral awards in Singapore is governed by the International Arbitration Act (IAA). The IAA is based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration and gives effect to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards 1958.
International arbitral awards whether made in Singapore (Singapore awards) or outside Singapore (foreign awards) may, by leave of the Singapore High Court be enforced in the same manner as a Singapore High Court judgment or an order to the same effect. Where such leave is given, the Singapore High Court may enter judgment in favour of the winning party against the losing party in the same terms as the award to be enforced.
How to enforce an award
To enforce an award, one must produce to the High Court:
The High Court may refuse to enforce the award where the party resisting enforcement proves that :-
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