Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is the statutory body that appoints Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public who practise in Singapore.

SAL also provides authentication services for the signatures of Notaries Public appointed in Singapore by virtue of Rule 11A of the Singapore Academy of Law Rules.

The Board of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public, appointed by the SAL Senate, appoints eligible advocates and solicitors, public officers and court interpreters as Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public, twice a year.

The Board of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public consists of:

(a) a chairman who is member of the Singapore Academy of Law Senate;
(b) a judicial officer nominated by the Chief Justice;
(c) a public officer nominated by the Minister for Law;
(d) an advocate and solicitor nominated by the Law Society; and
(e) a secretary.


Mr GIAM Chin Toon, SC, ChairPartner, Wee Swee Teow & Co
Ms Joan JANSSEN, MemberDirector-General, Ministry of Law
Ms THIAN Yee Sze, MemberPrincipal District Judge, State Courts
Mr Kelvin WONG, MemberPartner, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Ms Melissa GOH, SecretaryDeputy Director, Singapore Academy of Law

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