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Judiciary in Lebanon
The judicial branch is of:
- Four Courts of Cassation (three courts for civil and commercial cases and one court for criminal cases)
- The Constitutional Council (called for in the Ta'if Accord) rules on constitutionality of laws
- The Supreme Council hears charges against the president and prime minister as needed.
- A system of military courts that also has jurisdiction over civilians for the crimes of espionage, treason, and other crimes that are considered to be security-related.
Ministries in Lebanon
- Ministry of Justice