Supreme Court of Iceland


Supreme Court of Iceland

The Supreme Court of Iceland ("Hæstiréttur Íslands") holds the highest judicial power in Iceland. The Court was founded under Act No. 22/1919 and held its first session on 16 February, 1920.

External links

* [http://www.haestirettur.is Supreme Court of Iceland]


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