Did You Know

11 Mar 2012

The Caribbean Court of Justice is an “itinerant” or travelling Court, which means that it can travel to and operate in any contracting party. Continue »

11 Mar 2012

There is no other Court in the world with this financial arrangement. Most Courts must have their budgets approved by their respective governments. Continue »

20 Nov 2011

Just like the RJLSC, The Board of Trustees is made up of the following non-political persons or their nominees (more…) Continue »

20 Nov 2011

The Caribbean Court of Justice has a Trust Fund in the sum of US$100 million, which had been given to a special Board of Trustees for financing the daily running... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

If the Heads of Government do not appoint the President selected by the RJLSC they must go back to the RJLSC for another nominee. They cannot select a President that... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice is appointed by the Heads of Government of those countries that have signed the Agreement Establishing the CCJ.  The RJLSC must first... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

An advertisement for the position is placed in the newspapers and legal magazines of all Caribbean countries. Persons who qualify must complete a detailed application and are interviewed. Judges are... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

There are currently seven (7) CCJ Judges, including the President. The Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice provides for a total of nine (9) Judges. The other two judges... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

Barbados, Guyana and Belize have made the CCJ their final Court of Appeal, and so cases from their courts come the to CCJ’s Appellate Jurisdiction. Other countries can do the... Continue »

20 Nov 2011

In its Appellate Jurisdiction, the Caribbean Court of Justice hears appeals from courts in civil and in criminal cases. (more…) Continue »