Amendments to Criminal Procedure Code No. 23 of 1971 in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code in the rest of Iraq are dealt with here. The view of Kurdish lawyers, judges and legislators is that, save for laws relating to the exclusive federal powers as listed in Article 110 of the 2005 Constitution, and following Kurdish Decree No. 11 of 1992 (arabic), new laws and […]

The Judiciary and the law in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The structure of the Kurdistan Regional court and judicial system closely follows that of the Federal judiciary. Decree No. 11 of August 1992 and the Judicial Authority Law No. 44 of December 1992 set out the basis for the judiciary in the region as an autonomous independent establishment of the Kurdistan Regional Government. The Courts […]