The Functions of the Judiciary
The functions of the The judicial branch of government refers to a country’s court system. Judiciaries are responsible for interpreting and applying a country’s laws in particular cases, and can also be invested with the... More include:
(i) Judiciary interprets laws in the state including the A constitution is a set of fundamental rules that determine how a country or state is run. More and acts of parliament.
(ii) It punishes law offenders.
(iii) It settles disputes between aggrieved parties e.g. individuals, corporate bodies, government etc.
(iv) It reviews the actions of both the The legislative branch of government is responsible for making laws within a country. Legislatures are made up of people called legislators who, in democracies, are elected by the country’s population More and the The executive, also referred to as the executive branch or executive power, is the term commonly used to describe that part of government which enforces the law and has overall responsibility... More through judicial review.
(v) It makes laws through judicial precedents and pronouncements.
(vi) It performs ceremonial functions e.g. the administration of oath of office.
(vii) It preserves fundamental human rights.
(viii) It compels the executive to perform its duties.
(ix) It performs administrative functions such as probating walls, management of estates in the interest of minors (children below 18 years) marriages, divorces, affidavits, oaths of office, etc.