• Judges of this court are known as “judges of appeal” and are the chief justice and such other number as prescribed by parliament but not less than two.
• The full court consists of five judges, though ordinarily three judges sit on substantive matters.
• This is an appellate court with jurisdiction to hear appeals in criminal and civil cases from the High court.
• Decisions of this court are final.
• The court exercises limited original jurisdiction in that it has capacity to punish contempt of court and can stay the execution of an order of the High court.