Grand Court

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Grand Court
Established30 June 2013
CountryEmpire of Adammia
Composition methodMonarch and Chancellor ex-officio
Authorized bySupreme Directive
Number of positions1
Annual budgetN/A
CurrentlyEmperor Adam I
Since30 June 2013
Lead position endsFor life
Lord Chancellor
CurrentlyEmperor Adam I
Since1 January 2017
Lead position endsFor life

The Grand Court is the highest court of the Empire of Adammia with jurisdiction over ordinary civil and criminal law. By default, the Judge of the Grand Court is the Monarch, with the Chancellor as a deputy judge. The Grand Court has jurisdiction over all Adammic law except for constitutional law, which can only be interpreted by the Office of State. It is the highest court of appeal for ordinary law, and its judgements are binding over all lower courts.

The Grand Court was established as the Empire of Adammia's main judicial organ by the enactment of the Supreme Directive on 30 June 2013, following the Empire's first ever referendum. However, throughout its history, it has never convened to hear a single case. This is largely because Adammia has a virtually non-existent crime rate.