Topics Establishment of judicial council

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Establishes a special body to monitor judges. Judicial councils are commonly tasked with reviewing complaints about judges, and are sometimes involved in selecting, promoting, and removing judges.


Judiciary; Regulation and Oversight

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution contain provisions for a judicial council/commission?
  • What are the details of the process for selecting members of the judicial council/commission?
  • What powers are reserved for the judicial council?