Djibouti’s Constitution of 1992 with Amendments through 2010
Article 71. The judicial power is independent of the legislative power and the executive power. It is exercised by the Supreme Court, the Court of Accounts and the other Courts and Tribunals. The Court of Accounts is the jurisdiction of control of the public finances.
Judicial Council or Parallel Institution
Article 73. The President of the Republic is the guarantor of the independence of the magistrature. He is assisted by the Superior Council of the Magistrature, which he presides over. The Superior Council of the Magistrature sees to the management of the career of the magistrates and gives its opinion on any question concerning the independence of the magistrature. It decides as a council of discipline concerning the magistrates. An organic law establishes the composition, the functioning and the attributions of the Superior Council of the Magistrature as well as the status of the magistrates, with respect for the principles contained in this Constitution.