Organic Law 5/1995, of May 22, of the Jury Court

Exact name (in spanish): Ley Orgánica 5/1995, de 22 de mayo, del Tribunal del Jurado

Current update: February 14, 2018

Approval date: November 23, 1995

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Head of state

Issue: Public administration


With the approval of this Law, one more qualitative step is taken, from a technical-legal perspective, aimed at closing the basic model of Justice designed by the Constitution and the Organic Law of the Judiciary, facilitating the participation of citizens in the Administration of Justice. The establishment of the Jury Court must be considered one of the constitutional contents still pending development. With its regulation in this Law, a constitutional mandate so often deferred is fulfilled and one of the basic pieces in the operation of the Administration of Justice designed by the constituent is established.

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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