Judicial District of Lima

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The Judicial District of Lima is one of the 28 Judicial Districts of the Judicial System of Peru.

Its main seat is in the city of Lima and its jurisdiction extends to 35 of the 43 Districts of Lima.[1] 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.[2]

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.

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  1. ^ (Spanish) Judicial Power of Peru. Superior Court of Justice Lima. Retrieved 3 December 2008.
  2. ^ (Spanish) Judicial Power of Peru. Superior Court of Justice North Lima. Retrieved 3 December 2008.