The General Division of the High Court of Singapore (“High Court”) has found that, even where a tenant does not have a contractual right to terminate a lease agreement, such an agreement can be terminated or, in the alternative, discharged by frustration due to the COVID-19 restrictions implemented by the Singapore government: Dathena Science Pte Ltd v JustCo (Singapore) Pte Ltd  SGHC 219.
This case update takes a look at the High Court’s decision.
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