Tuvalu’s Constitution of 1986 with Amendments through 2010


Judicial Independence

 
Article 22. 2. If a person is charged with an offence, unless the charge is withdrawn he shall be given a fair hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial court established by law.
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 79. 1. An office of Attorney-General for Tuvalu is established as an office in the Public Service. 2. The Attorney-General shall be appointed in accordance with section 159 (4) (a) (which relates to the appointment of the Attorney-General). 3. The Attorney-General is the principal legal adviser to the Government, and has such other functions as are prescribed. 4. A person is not qualified to hold or to act in the office of Attorney-General unless he is entitled to practise before the High Court. […]
 
Article 159. 4. a. shall be appointed by the Head of State acting in accordance with the advice of the Cabinet given after consultation with the Public Service Commission; and b. may be suspended or removed from office in accordance with Division 5 (Removal, etc., of Certain Officials).

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