Records Branch

By virtue of section 73 of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act, Cap. 117A, the Registrar is responsible for the administration of the several departments or sections of the Supreme Court and of the Registration Office and shall be assisted by the Deputy and Assistant Registrars and such other officers as are necessary for the purpose of carrying out the Registrar’s functions under the Act and the several enactments vesting duties, authority and responsibility in the Registrar. The Assistant Registrar is primarily assigned to the Records Branch and may also discharge duties as a Notary Public. Other duties include:

  • Protesting bills of exchange for non-acceptance or non-payment
  • Receiving and entering protest in mercantile matters and taking depositions in writing relating thereto
  • Attesting procurations, deeds and powers of attorney

Consult the Structure and Organization link for additional functions of the Records Branch.

The Records Branch of the Registration Department is physically situated on the ground floor of the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, Bridgetown. Visitors to the building should take note that a Dress Code is in place and is strictly enforced. Please see the Dress Code link for details.