COURTS AND CASES LUXEMBOURG

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Constitutional Court

Cour constitutionnelle

The Constitutional Court serves as the main body for the protection of the Constitution, its tasks being the review of the constitutionality of statutes, and the protection of constitutional order and fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution. The Court has no jurisdiction on the constitutionality of treaties or legislation enacted to implement treaties.

Constitutional Court

Supreme Courts (Highest Instance)

Cour Supérieure de Justice

The Court of Cassation is the highest judicial instance in Luxembourg. It is comprises of five judges and hears cases appealed from the Court of Appeal. The Court of Cassation and the Court of Appeal are both part of the Supreme Court of Luxembourg.

Court of Cassation

Appellate Courts

Cour d'Appel

The Court of Appeal consists of nine benches of three judges each, hearing civil, commercial, and criminal cases. The Court of Cassation and the Court of Appeal are both part of the Supreme Court of Luxembourg.

Court of Appeal

Regional courts

Tribunal d'arrondisement

The District Courts are courts of first instance for criminal and civil matters and appeal courts for decisions of the justices of Peace

Tribunal d'Arrondissement de Diekirch (District Court)
Tribunal d'Arrondissement de Luxembourg (District Court)

First Instance Courts

Justices de Paix

First instance court for minor cases.

Justice de Paix d'Esch-sur-Alzette (District Court)
Justice de Paix de Diekirch (District Court)
Justice de Paix de Luxembourg (District Court)
Justice of the Peace

Administrative Supreme Court

Cour administrative

Administrative Court

Jurisprudence (Case Law)

Jurisprudence

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