Supreme Court of Justice

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Supreme Court of Justice
Established 1 November 1912
Composition method Nomination by the Judicial Appointments Commission with appointment by HM The King
Authorised by Judicature Act
Term length Mandatory retirement at 75
Number of positions 29
Chief Justice of Guelphia
Currently The Lord Irwin
Since 17 March 2005

The Supreme Court of Justice is the highest tier of the court system in Guelphia. Provision for the existence of a superior court of record was establishment by way of the Supreme Court Act[1] in February 1836. The Court was reorganised in November 1912, by way of the passage of Judicature Act[2], and continues to exist under these provisions to the present day. The Supreme Court has both original and appellate jurisdiction, and the power of judicial review over laws passed by the Parliament of Guelphia, as well as regulatory oversight of the judicial community in Guelphia.

See also

Legal system

The Supreme Court

Subordinate courts and tribunals

References and notes

  1. Supreme Court Act (Public Act No. 3 of 1836).
  2. Judicature Act (Public Act No. 9 of 1912). §62.

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