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Supreme Courts (Highest Instance)

Since the Abolishment of appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the Court of Appeal is the Highest Judicial Instance. The Court consists of a President and 6 justices of Apeal. The Court is located in Maserv.

Court of Appeal

High Courts

The High Court has unlimited original jurisdiction over civil and criminal matters, as well as appellate jurisdiction from subordinate courts.

High Court

First Instance Courts

The Subordinate Courts are the Courts of First instance

Central Courts
Judicial commissioner's courts
Local Courts
Magistrate Court

Court of Audit

Auditor General

Other Courts

Commercial Court

Jurisprudence (Case Law)

Court of Appeal Judgments
High Court Judgments

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