Supreme People's Court of Vietnam

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The Supreme People's Court of Vietnam is the highest court of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It functions under the authority of the National Assembly of Vietnam.

Justices are appointed by the National Assembly of Vietnam for five year terms.

The head of the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam is the Chief Justice. The current Chief Justice of Vietnam is Truong Hoa Binh

Other courts in Vietnam:

Responsibility and Jurisdiction[edit]

The Supreme People's Court is responsible for providing leadership to the Vietnamese court system, supervising the judicial process, and recommending bills to the National Assembly as appropriate under law. It is a court of final resort as well as an appellate court.[1]


The Supreme People's Court of Vietnam is organized according to the Law on the Organization of the People's Courts.

  • Council of Judges: consists of the Chief Justice, the Deputy Chief Justices, and other judges of the Supreme People's Court as designated by the Standing Committee of the National Assembly; must not exceed 17 members
  • Central Military Court: the supreme military tribunal of Vietnam
  • Criminal Court
  • Civil Court
  • Economic Court
  • Labor Court
  • Administrative Court
  • Appellate Court in Hanoi
  • Appellate Court in Danang
  • Appellate Court in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Court Offices


  1. ^ "Tòa án nhân dân tối cao". Supreme People's Court of Vietnam. 

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