Saudi Arabia’s Constitution of 1992 with Amendments through 2013
Article 46. The judicial authority is an independent power. In discharging their duties, the judges bow to no authority other than that of Islamic Shari’ah.
Judicial Council or Parallel Institution
Article 51. The law specifies the formation of the supreme judicial council and its functions as well as the organization and jurisdiction of the courts.
Article 52. Judges are appointed and their service is terminated by a Royal Order upon a proposal by the supreme judicial council as specified by the law.