Topics Establishment of religious courts

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.

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Courts with limited jurisdiction to adjudicate matters arising in religious law. Jurisdiction may be limited on a confessional basis.


Culture and Identity; Judiciary


church; secular

Survey Questions

  • For which of the following specialized courts does the constitution contain provisions?