No. S 654
Constitution of the Republic of Singapore
Legal Service (Personnel Boards) Order 2007
In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 111AA (1), (2) and (8) of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore, the President, on the advice of the Prime Minister, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Legal Service (Personnel Boards) Order 2007 and shall come into operation on 1st December 2007.
2.  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Chairman”, in relation to any Personnel Board, means the Chairman of the Personnel Board, and includes any person appointed as an alternate Chairman;
“Commission” means the Legal Service Commission;
“member”, in relation to a Personnel Board, includes the Chairman and an alternate member of any other member thereof;
“officer” means an officer of the Singapore Legal Service;
“Personnel Board” means the Judicial Branch Special Personnel Board or the Legal Branch Special Personnel Board established by this Order;
[S 237/2014 wef 01/04/2014]
“promotion” means the substantive upgrading from one grade to a higher grade within the Legal Service Scheme of Service;
“subordinate court” has the same meaning as in the Supreme Court of Judicature Act (Cap. 322);
[S 563/2016 wef 01/11/2016]
“threshold grade” means the grade specified in paragraph 3 for the purposes of Article 111AA(2)(b) of the Constitution;
“timescale officer” means an officer holding an appointment below Superscale grade;
“transfer” means a transfer, whether or not involving an increase in salary, of a public officer from the Singapore Legal Service to another Scheme of Service in the public service.
Made this 29th day of November 2007.
By Command,
Secretary to the Cabinet,
[LSC/5.1.01; AG/LEG/SL/CONS/2005/9 Vol. 1]