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Barbados Judicial System

The Barbados Judicial System or the Judicature as it is officially known is established by s. 79C of the Constitution. It comprises a four-level court structure consisting of:

  1. The Caribbean Court of Justice established by the Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice to which Barbados is a party, and which was signed at Bridgetown, Barbados on 14th February, 2002;

  1. The Court of Appeal

  1. The High Court

  1. The Magistrate’s Courts.

N.B The Court of Appeal and the High Court are both collectively referred to as “the Supreme Court”.