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Any proceedings in the Community Disputes Resolution Tribunal (CDRT) must start with a claim.
All claims must be submitted online through the Community Justice and Tribunals System (CJTS) from 5 February 2018.
You should prepare the following documents for your claim:
Supporting documents. All documents to support your claim (letters/emails correspondence with other agencies where help was sought/photographs/settlement agreements).
Translations. All documents not in the English language must be accompanied by a certified English translation made by a professional translator.
Go to http://www.statecourts.gov.sg/CJTS/
Login using your SingPass (for individuals) or CorpPass (for business entities). If you are not eligible for SingPass or CorpPass, you may apply for a CJTS Pass by clicking “Register for CJTS Pass”.
Update “My Profile” with your personal particulars.
Fill in your claim.
Click “Submit”, then “Confirm to Proceed”.
Pay the filing fees. Applications filed with the CDRT will be processed only after the requisite payments are made. Payment may be made:
Online: Credit Card / Internet banking (coming soon)Offline: Generate payment advice by choosing “pay later”. Bring the payment advice to the Finance Section, 1st level, State Courts and pay at the Finance counter or Automated Collection System Machine located there.
Claims and applications will only be processed after the requisite payments are made.
Within 14 calendar days after the Claim is filed via CJTS, the Plaintiff must serve one (1) set of the Claim and one (1) set of the supporting evidence on the Respondent.
E.g. If the Plaintiff files the Claim on 1 July 2015, the Plaintiff must serve one (1) set of the Claim and one (1) set of the supporting evidence on the Respondent by 15 July 2015 at the latest.
If the last day of the period is a Sunday or a Public Holiday, the period will include the next working day.
The CDRT judge can make the following orders during a PTC:
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