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28. The Court of First Instance

(1) The Court of First Instance shall consist of —
(a) the Chief Justice; and
(b) any Judge of the ADGM Courts directed to sit in that Court by the Chief Justice.
(2) A Judge of the ADGM Courts shall be styled "Justice of First Instance" when sitting in that Court.
(3) Except where these Regulations expressly provide otherwise, all Justices of First Instance shall have in all respects equal power, authority and jurisdiction.
(4) The Court of First Instance shall be taken to be duly constituted notwithstanding any vacancy in the office of the Chief Justice.