Introduction

 
The Judiciary is one of the three constitutional pillars of government along with the Legislature and the Executive. As an Organ of State, the Judiciarys' function is to independently administer justice. The Judiciary is safeguarded by the Constitution.
 
The Chief Justice is the head of the Judiciary which comprises the Supreme Court and the Subordinate Courts. As a critical component of the Judiciary, the Subordinate Courts handle more than 95% of the Judiciary's caseload.
 
The Chief District Judge has overall responsibility for the administration of the Subordinate Courts.
 
The Chief District Judge leads a team of Judicial Officers who adjudicate on cases brought before the Subordinate Courts. He is assisted administratively by the Registrar and the Corporate and Court Services Division.
 
 

Singapore Legal System

 

 

 
 
District Courts
 
 
Civil Court
 
 
 
 
 
Magistrates' Courts
 
Civil Court
 
 
 
 
 
Specialised Courts:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last updated on: 4/12/2018 2:05 PM
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