Benin’s Constitution of 1990
Article 125. Judicial power shall be independent of the legislative power and of the executive power. It shall be exercised by the Supreme Court, and Courts and Tribunals created in accordance with the present Constitution.
Judicial Council or Parallel Institution
Article 130. The Superior Council of the Magistrature shall study the documents for pardon and shall transmit them with its reasoned opinion to the President of the Republic. Article 128. The Superior Council of the Magistrature shall rule as Disciplinary Council of the Magistrates. The composition, prerogatives, organization and functioning of the Superior Council of the Magistrature shall be fixed by an organic law.