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The High Court consists of the Chief Justice and the High Court Judges and Judicial Commissioners of the High Court. The High Court has original unlimited Jurisdiction to hear both civil and criminal cases as a court of first instance. In addition, the High Court also has revisionary jurisdiction over all subordinate Courts in both civil and criminal matters.

Proceedings heard in the High Court are usually dealt with by a single Judge on the bench. Special circumstances apply to capital offences, where the case will be dealt with two Judges on the bench.

In its appellate Jurisdiction, the High Court considers appeals in criminal and civil matters against the decisions of the Subordinate Courts.