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Constitutional Court

Constitutional Council

Supreme Courts (Highest Instance)

The Supreme Court is located in Phnom Penh and is the highest court of appeals in the country. Its jurisdiction covers the whole territory of Cambodia. The Court is composed of two chambers: A Civil and Social Chamber, and a Penal Chamber. The Civil Chamber handles civil disputes, marriage, family and administrative matters and labour and commercial disputes. The Penal Chamber handles only criminal matters.

Supreme Court

Appellate Courts

The Court of Appeal sits in Phnom Penh. It's jurisdiction covers the whole territory of Cambodia. It hears all cases appealed from a court of first instance; municipal, provincial or military. The AC reviews both questions of law and fact.

Court of Appeal

First Instance Courts

The Provincial and Municipal Courts are the courts of first instance and have territorial jurisdiction.

Municipal Courts
Provincial Court

Other Courts

Military Court

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