Legal System of Kuwait

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Type of Legal System in Kuwait

Kuwait follows Civil Law System. Islamic Law is followed in personal matters. Kuwait has not accepted compulsory International Court of Justice jurisdiction.

Judicial System in Kuwait

The Judiciary in Kuwait is an independent body.

The Summary Court or the Courts of First Instance are located in every district. This was followed by the Court of Appeals; Cassation Court.

The Constitutional Court of Kuwait interprets the constitution and deals with disputes related to the constitutionality of laws.