Supreme Courts (Highest Instance)
Privy Council UK
The court of appeal is the highest judicial instance on the bahamas. It is composed of a panel of three judges.
Ultimate appeals go to the Privy Council of the United Kingdom.
Court of Appeal
First Instance Courts
The Magistrate courts in New Providence and Freeport are the courts of first instance,
and trial on criminal cases with a maximum sentence of five years. On the smaller islands
commissioners deal with the minor civil cases and minor offences.
Magistrate Court Freeport
Magistrate Court New Provence
Jurisprudence (Case Law)
Privy Council Decisions
Recent Judgements of the Court of Appeal