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High Court dismisses application by Lee Kuan Yew's estate on his oral history transcripts

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:36

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The High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the estate of Mr Lee Kuan Yew against the Government, which claimed that the estate is entitled to use and have copies of the oral history transcripts of the late Mr Lee done in the early 1980s.

[SINGAPORE] The High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the estate of Mr Lee Kuan Yew against the Government, which claimed that the estate is entitled to use and have copies of the oral history transcripts of the late Mr Lee done in the early 1980s.

The High Court agreed with the Government that Mr Lee's right to grant permission for access, copies and use was personal to him, and it was not Mr Lee's intention for his estate to have free use or custody of the transcripts.

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