Saudi Arabia’s Constitution of 1992 with Amendments through 2013


Judicial Independence

 
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.

General Assembly

Report on Disciplinary Proceedings Against Judges, October 15, 2020

Human Rights Council

Report: Independence of Public Prosecutors, Corruption and Human Rights, July 13, 2020

General Assembly - October 16, 2019

Report on the UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

Report on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly of judges and prosecutors

General Assembly - October 25, 2018

Report on Bar Associations

Human Rights Council - June 22, 2018

Report on Judicial Councils

General Assembly -October 17, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime

Human Rights Council - June 12, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime