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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II THE SUPREME COURT

Part III THE HIGH COURT

General

Original Jurisdiction

Appellate Jurisdiction of the High Court

Supervisory and Revisionary Jurisdiction

Allocation of Proceedings

Further Arguments

Part IV THE COURT OF APPEAL

Part IVA CIVIL JURISDICTION OF COURT OF APPEAL

Part V

Part VI OFFICERS AND OFFICES

Registrar

Sheriff

Accountant

Subordinate officers

Offices

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

List of Touts

Disabilities of Registrar and other officers

Protection of Registrar and other officers

Rules of Court

Council of Judges

Supplemental

FIRST SCHEDULE Additional powers of the High Court

SECOND SCHEDULE

THIRD SCHEDULE Orders Made by District Court or Magistrate’s Court That Are Non-appealable

FOURTH SCHEDULE Orders Made by Judge That Are Non-appealable

FIFTH SCHEDULE Orders Made by Judge That Are Appealable Only With Leave

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Supreme Court of Judicature Act
(CHAPTER 322)

(Original Enactment: Act 24 of 1969)

REVISED EDITION 2007
(31st July 2007)
An Act relating to the constitution and powers of the superior courts of judicature.
[9th January 1970]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Supreme Court of Judicature Act.
Interpretation
2.  In this Act, unless there is something repugnant in the subject matter or context —
“court” means a court established by this Act;
“Family Division of the High Court” means the Family Division of the High Court constituted under section 4 of the Family Justice Act 2014;
“Family Justice Rules” means the Family Justice Rules made under the Family Justice Act 2014 and any other written law by the Family Justice Rules Committee constituted under section 46(1) of that Act;
“Judge” means a Judge of the High Court and includes the Chief Justice and any person appointed to exercise the powers of a Judge;
“Judge of Appeal” includes the Chief Justice and a Judge of the High Court sitting as a judge of the Court of Appeal under section 29(3);
“Public Prosecutor” includes a Deputy Public Prosecutor;
“Registrar” means the Registrar of the Supreme Court and includes the Deputy Registrar and the Assistant Registrars;
“Rules of Court” means Rules of Court made under this Act and includes forms;
“seal” includes stamp;
“subordinate court” means a court constituted under the State Courts Act (Cap. 321), a Family Court or Youth Court constituted under the Family Justice Act 2014, and any other court, tribunal or judicial or quasi-judicial body from the decisions of which under any written law there is a right of appeal to the Supreme Court.
[58/73; 16/93; 3/96]
[Act 5 of 2014 wef 07/03/2014]