Supreme Court of Justice
|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 in February 1836. The Court was reorganised in November 1912, by way of the passage of Judicature Act, 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.
The Supreme Court
Subordinate courts and tribunals
References and notes
- Supreme Court Act (Public Act No. 3 of 1836).
- Judicature Act (Public Act No. 9 of 1912). §62.