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The Magistrate's Court

The Magistrate's Court is constituted under the provisions of the Magistrate's Court (Guernsey) Law, 1954, as amended by the Magistrate's Court (Guernsey) Law, 2008. The Court is presided over by a Judge of the Magistrate's Court, as appointed  by the Royal Court.  In addition, the Deputy Bailiff or a Judge of the Royal Court may preside over sittings of the Magistrate's Court.

The Magistrate's Court  consists of the following sections:

Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction of the Magistrate's Court

Family Law Matters

Inquests

Juvenile Court

Costs and Fees