Framework being reviewed to tackle neighbour disputes

Media reports, Straits Times Forum letters will be taken into account: MinLaw, MCCY

Bukit Panjang resident Daniel See had to live with the persistent sound of hammering and loud music from his neighbour despite raising the matter in the Community Disputes Resolution Tribunals.

A protracted dispute between two households in Bukit Panjang in which one party harassed another for two years will be considered when the authorities review measures to deal with conflicts between neighbours.

Recent media reports and letters to ST Forum will also be taken into account in the review of the framework for community dispute resolutions, which is done continually, said the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 12, 2020, with the headline 'Framework being reviewed to tackle neighbour disputes'. Subscribe