Supreme Court of Justice (Austria)

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Supreme Court of Justice
Obersten Gerichtshof
Established 21 August 1848
Country Austria
Location Vienna
Authorized by Constitution
Number of positions 58
Website (English) (German)
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The Supreme Court of Justice (German: Obersten Gerichtshof), often simply called the Supreme Court, is one of three judicial bodies charged with final appellate jurisdiction in Austria. Whereas the Constitutional Court deals with constitutional law and the Supreme Administrative Court with public law, the Supreme Court is the highest instance in civil and criminal matters. These three Courts are hierarchically on the same level, there being no superiority or subordination between them.


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