This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
Legal / Politics
国家法院前名为初级法院 (Subordinate Courts) 。国家法院权限小于最高法院 (Supreme Court) ，主要处理判刑少于10年的刑事案件、不超过$250,000索赔的民事诉讼、不超过 $500,000索赔的交通事故和涉及人身伤亡的工业事故。
The State Courts were previously known as the Subordinate Courts. Their jurisdiction is below that of the Supreme Court. They mainly try criminal cases with a maximum jail term not exceeding 10 years, civil cases with claims not exceeding $250,000, road traffic accidents with claims of up to $500,000, and workplace accidents involving injury or death.
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