Judicial District of Lima
Its main seat is in the city of Lima and its jurisdiction extends to 35 of the 43 Districts of Lima. The remaining eight districts (Independencia, San Martín de Porres, Comas, Los Olivos, Puente Piedra, Ancón, Santa Rosa, and Carabayllo) are under jurisdiction of the Judicial District of Cono Norte. Its jurisdiction not only covers part of the Lima Province but also the Huarochirí Province in the Lima Region.
It was created by the decree of August 4, 1824 and was established December 22, 1824 under the presidency of Simón Bolívar. It is the Judicial District with the most operations in the whole nation.
- 33 Superior Courts of Justice
- 229 Courts of First Instance
- 153 Courts of Peace