Article Five of the Constitution of Puerto Rico

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Article Five of the Constitution of Puerto Rico describes the powers, structure, functions, responsibilities, and legal scope of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, the judicial branch of the government of Puerto Rico.[1] The article also establishes that the Supreme Court must be the court of last resort, and that it must be composed by a Chief Justice and several Associate Justices.[2] It also establishes that judges must be appointed by the Governor of Puerto Rico with the advice and consent from the Senate of Puerto Rico.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Article V, Section 1 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  2. ^ Article V, Section 3 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  3. ^ Article V, Section 8 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)