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TERMS & CONDITIONS

All our products and services have their own TERMS & CONDITIONS (Product Terms). Please take a moment to understand the respective Product Terms set out before making an online purchase.

     

Academy Publishing

 

Orders and Payment Methods

Orders may be made:

a. online by logging on to www.sal-e.org.sg.

Mode of payment: VISA or MasterCard through eNETS.

Starting 22 June 2015, members who have GIRO arrangements will not be able to use this option on all transactions made through www.sal-e.org.sg.

For SAL members, please log in with your user ID and password before checking-out to enjoy members’ prices and to redeem your  available Credit Dollar.

b. online through a firm’s / organisation’s Online Purchase Co-ordinator (OPC)

Mode of payment: VISA or MasterCard through eNETS

c. by mail to Singapore Academy of Law, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 6, Singapore 178879 (attn: Academy Publishing)

Mode of payment: Cheque

Please make the cheque payable to “SINGAPORE ACADEMY OF LAW” AND ATTENTION TO ACADEMY PUBLISHING (our GST registration number is M4-0005863-6). Please include a note with the following details:

(i) book title(s) and quantity
(ii) name(s) of the purchaser(s) 
(For SAL members, please provide us with your membership number to enjoy members’ prices)
(iii) full mailing address
(iv) contact number or e-mail address

To avoid delays in your order, please ensure that all details are clearly provided. Payment must be made in full to confirm the order.

Mode of payments:

GIRO payment (for SAL members with pre-arranged GIRO arrangement with SAL) or cheque or 
e-invoice payment (applicable to local government agencies) 

For GIRO payment, the amount due will be deducted on the 25th of each month from the designated bank account. If the 25th falls on a Sunday or public holiday, the deduction will be made on the next working day.

For cheque payment, please provide us with items (i) to (iv) stated above (see item (c)).

For government agencies paying through e-invoice system, please provide us with the following:

(i) Ministry
(ii) Department
(iii) Sub-BU code
(iv) Attn:

 

Members' Prices

Members’ prices for publications shall not apply to the following:

a. members who are on membership fee waiver; and
b. members who owe the Singapore Academy of Law S$500 or more for a period of 90 days or longer.

The conditions for Members’ prices do not apply to online orders by OPCs. All online orders processed by approved OPCs will be entitled to Members’ prices.
  

Shipping and Delivery

a. For law books and journals

  1. Books ordered via the e-bookshop will be shipped or delivered within one work week from the date of order.
  2. Free Delivery only in Singapore from Monday to Friday

b. For all other payment modes, shipping or delivery will be effected within one work week from receipt of full payment.
 

c. For law reports

  1. Law reports will be quarterly after it has been published.
  2. Shipping or delivery will be effected after receipt of full payment.
     

Prices do not include charges for shipping, delivery and handling or other taxes or duties, which will be added where applicable.

All local orders are entitled to free delivery or mailing. For overseas orders, packages will be sent via DHL.

To avoid delays, please complete all mailing fields (important fields include Road/Street Name, Country and Postal Code, where applicable).

  • For delivery of orders to Hong Kong, please be as detailed as possible and kindly include City/State/Town (eg: Central; Kowloon)
  • For delivery of orders to United Kingdom, please provide the Postal Code in the accepted form (eg: BH23 3TA; SN6 8TS)
  • For delivery of orders to Australia, please be as detailed as possible and kindly include City/State/Town in full (eg: New South Wales; Victoria; Queensland etc)

 

Claims

For law books and journals

Please e-mail us at enquires@sal.org.sg if you have not received your book after:

a. one work week from the date of payment made through the e-bookshop or through GIRO
b. four work weeks from the date of payment made through e-invoice
c. two work weeks from the date of payment made through cheques issued in local currency
d. five work weeks from the date of payment made through cheques issued in foreign currency

For law reports

Requests for missing copies can be made within four weeks from the date of publication for subscribers in and outside Singapore. Charges will apply to requests received after this period.

 

Returns, Refunds and Cancellations

For law books and journals

Refunds for books and journals ordered will only be made in exceptional circumstances. If you cancel an order within three working days from the date of order and return the book(s) to us in a saleable condition, as determined by SAL at our discretion, SAL will issue a credit to you for the full amount of the purchase price(s) and related GST (minus the shipping and handling charges), which you may apply towards future orders. Cancellations must be made to us in writing. 

For journal subscription, no returns will be accepted during the subscription period.

Refunds will be issued by demand draft in Singapore Dollars only. SAL will notify you via e-mail once the demand draft is mailed out.
 

For law reports

No returns will be accepted during the subscription period.

The minimum subscription period is for one year (i.e. from January to December). Upon payment of the annual subscription fee, no cancellation of the subscription will be accepted within the year.

 

Disclaimer

Each of these products is provided "as is" and in its present state and condition. No warranty, representation, condition, undertaking or term, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, as to condition, quality, availability, durability, performance, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use of the product or otherwise is given or assumed by us, and all such warranties, representations, conditions, undertakings and terms are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, we do not warrant that the product will be free from errors, and that any and all the information in the product is complete and up-to-date; we make no warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness, at any time and from time to time, of the information in the product.

Enquiries

For enquiries, please call tel: (65) 6332 4388 or e-mail to enquires@sal.org.sg.

 

 

Events                                                                         


Registration & Enquiries

1. Registration for the event may be made: 


(a) online by logging on to the www.sal-e.org.sg.

(b) online through a firm’s/organisation’s Online Purchase Co-ordinator account with SAL

(c) by fax to: +65 6334 4940 

(d) by mail or hand to:

Singapore Academy of Law
1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 6
Singapore 178879

Attn: (insert name of the department)

(e) by visiting the Singapore Academy of Law Membership counter at level 5M to register online with assistance from our staff.

(f) by email and you may direct your enquiries to the telephone numbers below:

Main Line 
Tel: (65) 6332 4388
enquiries@sal.org.sg

2. To avoid delays in registration, please ensure that all registration details are clearly provided. Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to availability of seats. Priority will be accorded to registrations received with payment.
 

Members’ Rate

1. Members’ rates for registrations are not applicable to the following:

           (a) members who are on membership fee waiver; and

           (b) members who owe the Singapore Academy of Law S$500 or more for a period of 90 days or longer.

2. These terms and conditions for Members’ rates are not applicable to online registrations made by Online Purchase Co-ordinator.
 

Payment

1. Registration fees must be paid in full on or at least 1 week before the event start date (“closing date”) to ensure admission. 
 

2. Registrations received on or before the closing date are confirmed unless otherwise notified. In any case, e-mail confirmation will be sent upon confirmation of registration.
 

3. Cheque payments should be made payable to ‘SINGAPORE ACADEMY OF LAW’ (our GST registration number is M4-0005863-6) and mailed to:

Singapore Academy of Law
1 Supreme Court Lane
Level 6
Singapore 178879
Attn: (insert name of the department)

On the back of the cheque, please write:
(a) The title of the event; and
(b) The name(s) of the registrant(s)

4. Starting 22 June 2015, members who have GIRO arrangements will not be able to use this option on all transactions made through www.sal-e.org.sg.

5. For GIRO payment (if applicable), the amount due will be deducted on the 25th of each month from the designated bank account. If it falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, the deduction will be made on the next working day.

 

SDF Approved Courses

1. For Skills Development Fund (SDF) Approved Courses, please apply for SDF assistance at http://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg. If the claim is for any reason rejected by Workforce Development Agency (WDA), SAL may recover the cost from the participant's company.
 

Refunds

1. SAL will levy an administrative charge of S$21.40 (incl GST) on approved refunds and replacements..
 

2. No refund of fees is available except for withdrawals made prior to the confirmation email; or withdrawals made after the confirmation email but more than 30 calendar days from the commencement of the session (‘permitted refunds’). Permitted refunds will be of the full course fee net of the SAL admin fee. There will be no refund for no-shows, who shall be required to make payment in full.
 

3. SAL reserves the right to cancel an event or change the venue, speakers and dates, or revise the programme or fees should circumstances so warrant.
 

Transferring of registrations

1. Registrations are transferable within the same organisation and same fee category. Please provide the name of the substitute at least two days in advance. If a non-member is nominated to attend in place of a member, the fee difference must be paid before the commencement of the event for the transfer to be valid.
 

2. This requirement does not apply to transfers of online registrations made by an Online Purchase Co-ordinator.
 

3. For events where certificates will be issued, participants will only receive a certificate if they attended the entire event.
 

Online Purchase Co-ordinator (“OPC”)

1. An OPC account may be opened through the completion and return of the Form for Application for OPC Account with SAL.
 

2. An OPC must be approved and appointed by his/her firm/organisation. SAL shall not be held responsible for any unauthorised registrations via the SAL website and SAL shall be entitled to full payment for such registrations. 
 

3. In case of a change in an OPC, the firm/organisation may transfer the existing UserID to the new authorised OPC and at the same time the password may be reset by the firm.
 

4. An OPC has to ensure that the name(s) of participant(s) selected from the SAL website is/are correct before submitting an online registration. SAL reserves the right to reject any request for change in participant(s) and the registration shall remain payable in full.
 

5. If an OPC opts for payment by cheque, cheque for the full amount due must be received by SAL within 14 days from the date of the online registration.
 

6. If an OPC account is in arrears for more than 90 days, SAL reserves the right to disable the account.
 

7. All other applicable terms and conditions stipulated herein on this SAL-e webpage shall apply to online registrations by OPC.
 

WSQ Programme

1. Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is committed on maintaining the confidentiality of the applicant’s personal information and undertakes not to reveal any of the applicant’s information to any 3rd party without prior written consent of the applicant.
 

2. The registration form and payment must be submitted to SAL 14 days before the commencement of the programme.
 

3. All prices for the programmes are subjected to GST (Goods and Services Tax).
 

4. For payment by cheque, it shall be made payable to “Singapore Academy of Law”.
 

5. Training Grant from WDA


- Applicant’s organization must be registered with WDA in order for your funding to be applicable.
- For applicable funding for this programme, please see http://www.wda.gov.sg/content/wdawebsite/L225-ForTrainingProviders/L325D-002FundingforCourses.html 

 

6. The programme schedule selected is subjected to confirmation. SAL reserves the rights to withdraw or re-schedule of the class without prior notice.
 

7. Applicant shall be bound by the Terms and Conditions of any applicable funding scheme as approved by SAL. For funded programmes (E.g SDF) an applicant will pay upfront the total fee at the point of application to SAL. Applicant needs to note that his/her application for funding claim will be rejected by the respective funding agency should he/she fail to meet any of the requirements set under the funding scheme (as stated below or otherwise), :


- Applicant achieves less than the minimum 75% attendance required by the programme.
- Applicant fails to sit for the required assessment/s.
- Applicant fails to achieve a “Competent” grade for the required assessment/s.
 

8. Request for Replacement / Withdrawal from Programme:


- For replacement of Applicant, a written notice, together with the full particulars of the new Applicant, must be submitted and received by SAL 14 days before commencement of the programme.
- For withdrawal from the programme, a written notice must be submitted and received by SAL 14 days before commencement of the programme. 
- All requests will be subjected to approval. An administrative charge of S$ 21.40 (inclusive of GST) will be imposed for all approved refunds / withdrawals or replacement.
 

9. Post-Programme Survey (For selected Programmes):


- A Post-Programme survey will be conducted for WSQ programmes. The first survey will be conducted 3 months after completion of the programme.
 

10. Assessment:


- Applicants are advised to be punctual on the day of examination / assessment, as he/she may be barred from taking the examination / assessment if they are late.
- If the applicant is found cheating, SAL reserves the rights to take necessary actions including assessing them as “Not Yet Competent”.
- If the applicant is found to be “Not Yet Competent” and wishes to appeal, he/she is to submit appeal form, with a fee of S$200.00, within 14 days of the result
 

11. e-Statement of Attainment (eSOA):


- For the issuance of the e-Cert/e-Statement of Attainment (SOA), learners are to fulfill 75% total attendance and ensure that they sign on the Class Attendance sheet for the morning and afternoon sessions. In addition, you have to achieve ‘Competent’ upon completing the Assessments for the module.
- Learners will receive a notification from WDA when the e-Cert/e-Statement of Attainment (SOA) is ready to be downloaded viawww.skillsconnect.gov.sg.

 

SkillsFuture Credit

 

Learners who wish to utilise their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to offset the course fees need to note the following.

 

  1. With effect from 21 April 2017 – Learners can submit their claims 60 days before event start date instead of 30 days
  2. With effect from 19 May 2017 - Learners have one option of payment i.e. amount deducted from learner’s SFC, will be disbursed to SAL directly.
  3. Learners who wish to utilise their SFC to offset the course fees need to submit a print screen of the SFC balance and notify SAL how much they wish to use.  Whatever the balance amount may be, learners need to pay in full before their registration is processed and confirmed.  Onus is on the learner to submit the actual balance of their SFC account to SAL.
  4. From 19 May 2017 - Should learners need to cancel their claims, they can do so up till the course start date itself.  Should the learners withdraw once the class commencement email is sent out by SAL, a cancellation fee of S$ 21.40 (payable not by SFC) will be imposed.
  5. Learners will be responsible to cancel any submitted SFC claims before the course start date (due to their own cancellation/deference reasons).

 

For more information, please refer to www.skillsfuture.sg

 

 

 

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