MARRIED WOMEN, ALIENS, CORPORATIONS
36. Notwithstanding that a married woman is restrained from anticipation, the court may, if it thinks fit, where it appears to the court to be for her benefit, by judgment or order, with her consent, bind her interest in any property.
Aliens entitled to acquire and hold lands in Singapore; and may sell, transfer, assign, bequeath or transmit them
37. Subject to the provisions of the Residential Property Act [Cap. 274], any alien may by grant, conveyance, lease, assignment, succession, inheritance, bequest or otherwise, take, acquire, hold and possess any lands or other immovable property situated in Singapore, and may sell, transfer, assign, bequeath or transmit those lands or other property to any other person as fully and effectually to all intents and purposes, and with the same rights, remedies, exemptions and privileges as if he were a citizen of Singapore.
38. Every such grant, conveyance, lease, assignment or bequest, sale, transfer or other act prior to 24th December 1875, made or done by or with any alien, and the right to all property derived by or through any alien prior to that date by succession, inheritance, transmission or otherwise, shall be deemed as valid and effectual to all intents and purposes as if it had been made, done or derived by, with or through a natural born British subject.
—(1) Subject to the provisions of the Residential Property Act, a body corporate shall be capable of acquiring and holding any real or personal property in joint tenancy in the same manner as if it were an individual; and where a body corporate and an individual, or two or more bodies corporate, become entitled to any such property under circumstances or by virtue of any instrument which would, if the body corporate had been an individual, have created a joint tenancy, they shall be entitled to the property as joint tenants:
Provided that the acquisition and holding of property by a body corporate in joint tenancy shall be subject to the like conditions and restrictions as attach to the acquisition and holding of property by a body corporate in severalty.
(2) Where a body corporate is joint tenant of any property, then on its dissolution the property shall devolve on the other joint tenant.