Jamaica’s Constitution of 1962 with Amendments through 2015
Article 16. Protection of right to due process. 1.Whenever any person is charged with a criminal offence he shall, unless the charge is withdrawn, be afforded a fair hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial court established by law.
Judicial Council or Parallel
Article 98. Appointment of Judges of Supreme Court. 1.The Chief Justice shall be appointed by the Governor-General by instrument under the Broad Seal on the recommendation of the Prime Minister after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition. 2.The Puisne Judges shall be appointed by the Governor-General by instrument under the Broad Seal acting on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission.
Attorney General’s Office
Article 94. Establishment of office and functions of Director of Public Prosecutions. 1. There shall be a Director of Public Prosecutions, whose office shall be a public office. 2.A person shall not be qualified to hold or act in the office of Director of Public Prosecutions unless he is qualified for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court. […]