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Legal System of Laos

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Ministry of Justice

The Minister at the Ministry of Justice is Ha Hung Cuong. Hoang The Lien, Dinh Trung Tung, Nguyen Thuy Hien, Le Thanh Long and Le Hong Son are Deputy Ministers

Laos Court System

The People's Supreme Court of Laos is the highest court of justice in the county. It is headed by a President who is appointed by the National Assembly on the recommendation of the National Assembly Standing Committee. The Vice President of the People's Supreme Court and the judges are appointed by the National Assembly Standing Committee.

Below the Supreme Court are the People's Court of Appeal.

The regional courts are:

  • People's City Courts
  • People's Provincial Courts

The First Instance Courts are:

  • People's District Courts
  • People's Municipal Courts

Other Courts are:

  • High Military Court
  • Regional Military Court