The Tongan Judicial

Thursday, 13 September 2012 21:32
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The third form of Government is the Judicial.

Tonga's court system consists of the Court of Appeal (Privy Council), the Supreme Court, the Magistrates' Court, and the Land Court. Judges are appointed by the monarch.  Supreme Court (judges are appointed by the monarch); Court of Appeal (Chief Justice and high court justices from overseas chosen and approved by Privy Council)

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE - The Ministry of Justice was established to oversee the administration of justice through the courts of law.  Its mission is to provide, promote, support and protect an independent judiciary.

OFFICE OF THE LORD CHANCELLOR

CROWN LAW DEPARTMENT - Since 1988, the role of the Crown Law Department  has been to provide to His Majesty's Government with the traditional legal services provided by the Law Officers, including legal advice, litigation (prosecutions, and civil and land matters), and legislative drafting.

LAW LORDS - Members of the Privy Council

TONGA LAW SOCIETY

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