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Enlarged Panels in the Court of Appeal of Singapore

Lau Kwan Ho

(2019) 31 SAcLJ 907

For many years the Court of Appeal of Singapore generally sat with no more than three judges to hear cases. Since 2014, however, quintets have increasingly been constituted in that court. This article considers the recent practice in Singapore and, drawing on comparisons with the position in some other Commonwealth jurisdictions, offers a few thoughts on its possible operation in the future.