LODGED BY THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE UNDER THE CAPE TOWN CONVENTION AT THE TIME OF THE DEPOSIT OF ITS INSTRUMENT OF ACCESSION
In accordance with Article 39 of the Cape Town Convention, Singapore declares that:
(a) all categories of non-consensual rights or interests which under Singapore law have and will in the future have priority over an interest in an object equivalent to that of the holder of a registered international interest shall to that extent have priority over a registered international interest, whether in or outside insolvency proceedings;
(b) nothing in the Convention shall affect the right of Singapore or that of any State entity thereof, any intergovernmental organisation, or other private provider of public services in Singapore to arrest or detain an aircraft object under Singapore law for payment of amounts owed to Singapore, any such entity, organisation, or provider directly relating to those services in respect of that object or another object; and
(c) all categories of non-consensual rights or interests covered by this declaration shall prevail over an international interest registered before the date of the deposit of this declaration.
Form No. 11 (Declaration under Article 53)
Singapore declares that the High Court of the Republic of Singapore is the relevant court for the purposes of Article 1 and Chapter XII of the Convention.
Form No. 13 (Mandatory declaration under Article 54(2))
Singapore declares that all remedies available to the creditor under the Convention which are not expressed under the relevant provision thereof to require application to the court may be exercised without court action and without leave of the court.
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobrandini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.