Turkmenistan’s Constitution of 2008 with Amendments through 2016


Judicial Independence

 
Article 6. State power in Turkmenistan shall be divided in the legislative, executive and judicial branches; they shall operate independently, balancing each other.
 
Article 98. Judges shall be independent; they shall be subject only to the Constitution and law. Interference in the work of judges, by whichever side, shall be unacceptable and punishable by law.
 

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution or Method of Appointment

 
Article 100. Judges shall be appointed and dismissed by the President of Turkmenistan. The procedure of appointment of judges and their dismissal shall be determined by law.
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 129. The supervision of precise and uniform enforcement of the laws of Turkmenistan, acts of the President of Turkmenistan and the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, resolutions of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, shall be vested in the Prosecutor General of Turkmenistan, and his/her subordinate prosecutors. The Prosecutor shall participate in court proceedings on grounds of and in the manner prescribed by law.

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