With the exit of the circuit breaker, unless otherwise directed, all Court hearings in the Family Justice Courts will be conducted by way of remote hearing through video conferencing or telephone conferencing where appropriate. Mediation and counselling sessions will likewise proceed by remote means in appropriate cases.
From 17 May 2021, visitors to the Family Justice Courts building will be required to check in using the TraceTogether-only Safe Entry app or SafeEntry token. Completion of the Visitor Registration Form will continue to be a requirement for entry. Check-ins using the TraceTogether (Business) app or SafeEntry QR code using a regular phone camera or QR reader will not be allowed after 31 May 2021.
Please note the following:
- The intake hours for both the Family Protection Centre and Maintenance Registry will be from 9am - 12pm, Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.
- The Mental Capacity Act, Adoption and Probate Counter at MND Tower Block will be closed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Public Holidays.
- The Commissioner For Oaths (CFO) services are by appointment only.
- For parties-in-person with proceedings in FJC who require CFO services, please fix an appointment through the relevant Registries. Alternatively, they can approach private law firms providing CFO services as prescribed under Rule 8 of the Commissioner for Oaths Rules (Cap 322, Rule 3).
Health and safety protocols will continue to be in force to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19. Please click here for more information.