The Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioner are appointed by the President. With effect from 1 January 2023, Mr Lim Wee Ming, a District Judge of the State Courts, was appointed the Commissioner of Appeals. Mr Darryl Soh, a District Judge / Assistant Registrar of the Family Justice Courts, was appointed Deputy Commissioner of Appeals with effect from 1 January 2021.
The Honourable Justice Buttrose : 1967 - 1968
The Honourable Justice Choor Singh : 1967 - 1979
The Honourable Justice T S Sinnathuray : 1979 - 2000
Mr T Q Lim SC : 2001 - 2010
Ms Foo Tuat Yien : 2011 - 2014
Mr Chia Wee Kiat : 2015 - 2020
Ms Tan May Tee : 2021 - 2022
Mr Lim Wee Ming : 2023 - present
The Registrar and other officers of the Board, are appointed by the Minister for Law. The Registrar is also currently an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court.