The court system in Belgium<br />Alieke Baeke<br />
The law system in Belgium<br />28 houses of Justice<br />Antwerp<br />Brussels<br />Liege<br />Ghent<br />Mons<br />
The law system in Belgium(2)<br />-	27 judicial districts<br /><ul><li>A Court of First Instance
 A Labour Court
A Commercial Court
187 judicial cantons
 A Justice of the Peace Court</li></li></ul><li>The Judicial Map of Belgium<br />
The different courts in Belgium<br />Labour Court of Appeal<br />Supreme Court<br />Court of Appeal<br />Court of Assize<b...
The Police Courts<br />Minor offences, infractions and traffic offences <br />Traffic accidents related to compensation cl...
The Justice of the Peace <br />Local administrative applications in common law jurisdictions<br />
The court of first instance<br />The civil court<br />The correctional court<br /> The juvenile court<br />
The Civil Court<br />Three judges<br />Civil cases, exceeding the competences of the Justice of Peace<br />Divorces<br />T...
The Correctional Court<br />One or three judges<br /> Misdemeanors<br />Appellate jurisdiction over decisions of the Polic...
The Juvenile Court<br />Most civil and criminal cases involving minors<br />
The Labour Court<br />Disputes between employers and employees<br />Social security<br />
The Appellate Courts<br /><ul><li>The Labour Appellate Courts
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The belgian court system

  1. 1. The court system in Belgium<br />Alieke Baeke<br />
  2. 2. The law system in Belgium<br />28 houses of Justice<br />Antwerp<br />Brussels<br />Liege<br />Ghent<br />Mons<br />
  3. 3. The law system in Belgium(2)<br />- 27 judicial districts<br /><ul><li>A Court of First Instance
  4. 4. A Labour Court
  5. 5. A Commercial Court
  6. 6. 187 judicial cantons
  7. 7. A Justice of the Peace Court</li></li></ul><li>The Judicial Map of Belgium<br />
  8. 8. The different courts in Belgium<br />Labour Court of Appeal<br />Supreme Court<br />Court of Appeal<br />Court of Assize<br />First Instance Court<br />Labour Court<br />Commercial Court<br /> Justice of the Peace Court<br />The Police Court<br />
  9. 9. The Police Courts<br />Minor offences, infractions and traffic offences <br />Traffic accidents related to compensation claims<br />
  10. 10. The Justice of the Peace <br />Local administrative applications in common law jurisdictions<br />
  11. 11. The court of first instance<br />The civil court<br />The correctional court<br /> The juvenile court<br />
  12. 12. The Civil Court<br />Three judges<br />Civil cases, exceeding the competences of the Justice of Peace<br />Divorces<br />The right of reply and tax returns<br /> Disputes regarding the execution of court decisions<br />
  13. 13. The Correctional Court<br />One or three judges<br /> Misdemeanors<br />Appellate jurisdiction over decisions of the Police Court<br />Correctionalised felonies<br />
  14. 14. The Juvenile Court<br />Most civil and criminal cases involving minors<br />
  15. 15. The Labour Court<br />Disputes between employers and employees<br />Social security<br />
  16. 16. The Appellate Courts<br /><ul><li>The Labour Appellate Courts
  17. 17. Appeals against decisions of Labour Court
  18. 18. The Courts of Appeal
  19. 19. Appeals against decisions of the Court of First Instance and the Commercial Court
  20. 20. The Courts of Assize</li></li></ul><li>The Courts of Assize<br />Three judges and 12 jurors<br /> Only court with jury<br /> each of ten provinces in Belgium<br />No permanent structure: constituted for each specific case<br />
  21. 21. Supreme Court<br />Points of law, no new facts<br /> Three chambers: French and Dutch division<br />Chairman<br />5 or 6 judges<br />
  22. 22. Thank you for listening!<br />

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