In Singapore, following the landmark case of See Toh Siew Kee v Ho Ah Lam Ferrocement (Pte) Ltd,1 the law on occupier’s liability has since been subsumed within the general principles governing the law of negligence.2 Essentially, this means that occupiers owe a duty of care to their entrants and are obliged to discharge these obligations to prevent harm whilst entrants are on the premises.

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