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 If a person is charged with an offence, unless the charge is withdrawn he shall be given a fair hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial court established by law.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

Judicial independence in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, October 14, 2022

Human Rights Council

Protection of lawyers against undue interference in the free and independent exercise of the legal profession, June 21, 2022

General Assembly

Participation of women in the administration of justice, October 13, 2021

Human Rights Council

Report on Impact and challenges of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic for independent justice, June 28, 2021

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