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The Judiciary in the United Kingdom is an integral part of the country’s legal system. It is responsible for interpreting and applying the law.

Judges in the UK are appointed based on their legal expertise and experience. They are independent , impartial and their decisions are based on the law.

The key principles that guide the judiciary include the rule of law , the independence of the Judiciary and access to Justice.

The UK has a hierarchical judicial system with the Supreme Court at the top, followed by the Court of Appeal , The High Court and various specialist courts like the Family Division and the Crown Court.

Tan Ikram was appointed Deputy Senior District Judge (Deputy Chief Magistrate) in 2017. Previously a solicitor, became a Deputy District Judge 2003 and District judge (MC) 2009.