“[In a Magistrate’s Complaint] The offender would get a fine for mischief, which would be far less than the complainant’s costs of engaging a lawyer.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck
“[The victim’s family should complain to the boys’ home’s senior assistant director, who] appears to be the most relevant person to follow up on the matter.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck
Many factors at play when courts accord weight to such evidence; footage can stop some disputes from going to trial.
“…video recordings cannot determine speed and depending on the clarity of the footage, the court will have to decide how accurate the video depicts the actual scenario – whether or not there are any distortion as regards to the distance and the movement and so on.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck
A resident in Jalan Mas Puteh wheel-clamped a car parked on the private service road in front of his home last Saturday. The fee to release the clamp was $500.
“When a driver enters the private property after seeing the signs, it could be argued that he agrees to and accepts the contents of the signs.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck
Sentenced woman made full restitution, so prosecution does not object to request.
Features case handled by Mr. Chia Boon Teck.
“[Prosecuting a] dangerous driving [case] involves the court looking at factors such as the quality of the driving, weather conditions and the experience of the driver.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck