Job Title: 


Job Description: 

Judges preside over civil and criminal proceedings in courts of law.


Tasks include:

  • presiding over trials and hearings
  • interpreting and enforcing rules of procedure and making rulings regarding the admissibility of evidence
  • determining the rights and obligations of the parties involved
  • weighing and considering evidence in non-jury trials and deciding legal guilt or innocence or degree of liability of the accused or defendant
  • passing sentence on persons convicted in criminal cases, determining damages or other appropriate remedy in civil cases and issuing court orders
  • researching legal issues and writing opinions on the issues
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Chief justice
Registrar (in judiciary)

This unit group excludes

Lawyer (2611)

Specific Occupations: 

Judge (including registrar in judiciary)

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore