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Chief Justice of Singapore

The Chief Justice of Singapore is the highest post in the judicial system of Singapore. The Chief Justice is appointed by the President, chosen from candidates recommended by the Prime Minister. The incumbent Chief Justice is Sundaresh Menon.

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HistoryEdit

Prior to 1963 the Chief Justice was appointed by the Governors of the respective British colonies.

Prior to 1867 the role of the Chief Justice was with the Recorders of the respective British colonies in the area (Penang, Malacca and Singapore).

List of Chief JusticesEdit

Chief Justices of the Straits SettlementsEdit

Source: [1]

Chief Justices of the Colony of SingaporeEdit

[1]

Chief Justices of the State of SingaporeEdit

[1]

Chief Justices of the Republic of SingaporeEdit

# Chief Justice Start of Term End of Term
1 Wee Chong Jin 9 August 1965 28 September 1990
2 Yong Pung How 28 September 1990 10 April 2006
3 Chan Sek Keong 10 April 2006 5 November 2012
4 Sundaresh Menon 6 November 2012 Incumbent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-14. Retrieved 2010-02-14.