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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. Claims and Applications filed with the CDRT will be processed only after the requisite payments are made. Payment may be made:
Online: Credit Card / eNetsOffline: Click “Pay Later” and then “Generate Payment Advice”.
Bring the payment advice to the State Courts and pay by cash, Nets, Nets
FlashPay or credit cards at Automated Collection System (ACS) machines located
at level 2, 4 and 7.
Choose a court date and time for the Pre Trial Conference (PTC).
For the purpose of the proceedings, you will be known as the Plaintiff and your neighbour will be known as the Respondent.
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.
The Plaintiff and the Respondent must attend the Pre-Trial Conference at the CDRT on the specified date and the specified time.
Things to bring:1.National Registration Identity Card (for Singapore citizen/ Permanent Resident)2.Passport and Employment Pass (for foreign citizen)3.One (1) set of the Claim, Reply and supporting evidence
The CDRT judge can make the following orders during a PTC:
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