Tunisia’s Constitution of 2014
Article 102. The judiciary is independent. It ensures the administration of justice, the supremacy of the Constitution, the sovereignty of the law, and the protection of rights and freedoms. Judges are independent with the law being the sole authority over them in discharging their functions.
Judicial Council or Parallel Institution
Article 106. Judges shall be nominated by presidential decree based on a concurrent proposal by the Supreme Judicial Council. Senior judges shall be nominated by presidential decree and in consultation with the Head of Government, based on an exclusive recommendation by the Supreme Judicial Council. Senior judicial posts shall be regulated by law.
Attorney General’s Office
Article 115. The judiciary is composed of the Court of Cassation, appellate courts and courts of first instance. The public prosecution service is part of the judicial justice system, and benefits from the same constitutional protections. The judges of the public prosecution service exercise their functions as determined by the law and within the framework of the penal policy of the State in conformity with the procedures established by the law.