Singapore’s Constitution of 1963 with Amendments through 2016

Judicial Power

Article 93. The judicial power of Singapore shall be vested in a Supreme Court and in such subordinate courts as may be provided by any written law for the time being in force.

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution

Article 111. 1. There shall be a Legal Service Commission, whose jurisdiction shall extend to all officers in the Singapore Legal Service. 2. The Legal Service Commission shall consist of— a. the Chief Justice, as President; b. the Attorney-General; c. the Chairman of the Public Service Commission; and d. at least 3 but not more than 6 other members, each of whom shall be appointed by the President if he, acting in his discretion, concurs with the advice of the person nominating the member under clause (2A).

Attorney General’s Office

Article 35. 1. The office of Attorney-General is hereby constituted and appointments thereto shall be made by the President, if he, acting in his discretion, concurs with the advice of the Prime Minister, from among persons who are qualified for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court. […]

Human Rights Council

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General Assembly - October 16, 2019

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Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

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