This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 15 June 2022 by Ms Hannah Patrick and Mr Ryan Cheong and moderated by Ms Daphne Rethual. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


As a property developer, are you facing a flood of claims for liquidated damages from purchases for the late delivery of vacant possession? Does the period for vacant possession start from the date of the booking form or the SPA? Are extensions of time given by the Controller of Housing valid? Can you rely on the Covid-19 Act to reduce the claim for liquidated damages? Join us for this online talk where our speakers will walk you through the recent developments in the law concerning claims for liquidated damages under the Housing Development Act.

Talk points:
● Relevant provisions of the Housing Development Act
● Effect of the booking form
● Extensions given by the Controller of Housing
● Exemption period under the Covid-19 Act
● Case studies

Speakers: Hannah Patrick (Senior Associate) and Ryan Cheong (Associate)

Moderator: Daphne Rethual (Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Liquidated Damages for Late Delivery of Vacant Possession under the Housing Development Act

5 July, 2022


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