Court accessibility features
The courts cater to the needs of all users. The Supreme Court, State Courts and Family Justice Courts ensure accessibility through the following facilities and services.
Visitors who have limited mobility
Visitors who have limited mobility can find:
- Sheltered drop-off points for vehicular access.
- Public access ramps.
- Wheelchair-friendly access.
- Handicap toilets.
Note: The State Courts provide wheelchairs for loan, at no charge. Users can enquire at the Information Counter or Security Counter.
Visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing
Visitors with who are deaf or hard of hearing can:
- Request a sign language interpreter. This is only if you are a party in the following types of cases:
- (State Courts or Supreme Court) Criminal cases.
- (Family Justice Courts) Protection against family violence, maintenance or Youth Courts cases.
- Use the assistive listening systems in all courtrooms and chambers in the State Courts and Supreme Court.
Visitors who are blind or have low vision
Visitors who are blind or have low vision will find:
- Braille buttons in the lifts.
- Pictograph signage.
- Tactile floor indicators.
- Tactile signage.
Guide dogs are also allowed. This refers to a dog that is specially trained to aid a person who is blind or has low vision.
Visitors with young children
Visitors with young children will find:
- Diaper changing facilities.
- Nursing rooms in the State Courts and Supreme Court.
- Child-minding room in the State Courts.
The courtrooms are equipped with facilities to ensure all hearings are conducted efficiently and effectively. You may refer to the courtroom facilities below.
Court Audio and Recording System
- Court Audio System
- Court Recording System
- AV Control Panel
Please note that when recording is in progress during court proceedings, any private discussions among the parties may be captured in the court audio system.
- Video Displays
- Evidence Sharing (Wired/Wireless)
- Annotation System
- Zoom Application Integration
- Multi-View Cameras