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Constitution of Morocco – 7: The Judiciary

CHAPTER SEVEN
THE JUDICIARY

Article 82
The Judiciary shall be independent of the legislative and executive branches.

Article 83
Sentences shall be passed and executed in the King’s name.

Article 84
Upon recommendations made by the Supreme Council of Magistracy, Magistrates shall be appointed by Royal Decrees.

Article 85
Magistrates in the bench shall be irremovable.

Article 86
The Supreme Council of Magistracy shall be presided over by the King. It shall further consist of:

  1. the Minister of Justice as Vice-President;
  2. the First President of the Supreme Court;
  3. the Prosecutor General in the Supreme Court;
  4. the President of the First Chamber the Supreme Court;
  5. two representatives elected among magistrates of the Court of Appeal;
  6. four representatives elected among magistrates of first degree courts.

Article 87
The Supreme Council of Magistracy shall ensure the implementation of the
guarantees granted magistrates regarding their promotion and discipline.

Next: Chapter 8 – The High Court of Justice

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