—(1) The Registrar, the Deputy Registrar and the Assistant Registrars shall be ex-officio commissioners for oaths.
(2) The Senate of the Singapore Academy of Law may appoint fit and proper persons to be commissioners for oaths (subject to any limitations expressed in their appointment) who may do all or any of the following things:
receive acknowledgements of married women in all cases where such acknowledgements are required by law to be taken before a public officer;
receive acknowledgements of recognisances of bail and bail bonds;
administer oaths for —
the justification for bail;
taking any affidavit or affirmation;
receiving and taking the answer, plea, demurrer, disclaimer, allegation or examination of any party or parties to any action;
the examination of any witnesses upon any interrogatories or de bene esse or in chief or on any other occasions;
swearing executors and administrators; and
swearing persons in any cause or matter which is pending or about to be instituted in any court in any of its jurisdiction;
take and receive statutory declarations.
(3) The Senate of the Singapore Academy of Law may make rules for the appointment and conduct of, fees to be charged by, fees payable to the Singapore Academy of Law by, and for all things appertaining to, commissioners for oaths and persons appointed by the Senate under subsection (2).