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The Taliban rule in Afghanistan is not recognized as the official government in Afghanistan by many countries.

Constitution of Afghanistan

Law of Afghanistan

Judiciary of Afghanistan

The Supreme Court of Afghanistan is the highest court of justice in the country. It has Civil, commercial, general criminal, public and military crimes and crimes against public security and interest divisions. In each division there are two member of the Supreme Court, a number of judicial counselors, judicial reporters and administration staff.

The Appeal Courts are at the center of each province. They have the following divisions:

  • General Criminal Division
  • Public Security Division
  • Civil and Personal Affairs Division
  • Public Rights Division
  • Commercial Division

The Primary Courts includes all city primary courts in the center of provinces and district courts in the center of districts.

Other courts are the children courts, family courts, primary commercial courts and counter narcotics divisions.

The Magistrate courts, Courts of First Instance, and Intermediate Court of Appeals are the lower courts.

Ministry of Justice