The Court Registrar usually sits on a slightly raised platform below the judge facing the court. They do not wear any special clothes in court, although sometimes in the High Court if the Registrar happens to also be a barrister, they will wear barrister's robes.
Court Registrars are public servants and they are recruited directly from the civil service.
The Registrar's main function is to assist the judge:
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