Plan for Seniors' Court with features for the elderly

Last year, there were 526,000 citizens aged 65 and older. This will almost double to 905,000 in 2030, based on Department of Statistics data.
Last year, there were 526,000 citizens aged 65 and older. This will almost double to 905,000 in 2030, based on Department of Statistics data.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Lessons learnt from pilot project will be built into design of family courts' new premises

The Family Justice Courts (FJC) is looking at setting up a Seniors' Court with elderly-friendly features, the first of its kind here.

A spokesman for the FJC told The Sunday Times: "In response to the ageing population, it is important that we provide facilities suitable for their needs to ensure that no citizen is denied access to justice."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Plan for Seniors' Court with features for the elderly'. Print Edition | Subscribe