The Court of Appeal has been Singapore’s court of final appeal since 8 April 1994, when appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council were abolished.
The Chief Justice sits in the Court of Appeal together with the Judges of Appeal. A Judge, Senior Judge, International Judge or Judicial Commissioner may sit in the Court of Appeal on such occasion as the Chief Justice requires.
The High Court consists of the Chief Justice and the Judges of the High Court. A Judge of Appeal, Senior Judge or Judicial Commissioner may sit in the High Court on such occassion as the Chief Justice requires. An International Judge may sit in the SICC division of the High Court on such occasion as the Chief Justice requires.
The Supreme Court Registry is headed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court, who is assisted by the Deputy Registrar, Senior Assistant Registrars and Assistant Registrars who perform judicial functions. Certain civil proceedings in the High Court, which are heard in chambers, are dealt with by the Registrars.