Consultant Hee Theng Fong conferred the Justice of the Peace by the President of Singapore
Eversheds Harry Elias Consultant Hee Theng Fong conferred the Justice of the Peace by President Halimah Yacob. Justice of the Peace are "outstanding Singaporeans who have made significant contributions in their professions, the public service, social services and the community at large," according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Justices of the Peace are appointed by the President under Section 11 of the State Courts Act. There are currently 185 Justices of the Peace. They serve as visiting justices of Singapore's prisons, volunteer court mediators, marriage solemnisers and they may also perform the duties of the Magistrate conferred on them by any written law.