Chief Justice of Osteau
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|Chief Justice of Osteau|
|Supreme Court of Osteau|
|Style||Mr/Madam Chief Justice (informal)|
The Honourable (formal)
Your Honour (in court)
|Member of||Supreme Court of Osteau|
|Nominator||Minister of Justice|
|Appointer||President of Osteau|
|Formation||20 August 2022|
|Deputy||Vice Chief Justice|
The Chief Justice of Osteau is the most senior justice in the Supreme Court of Osteau and the Republic of Osteau.
The role of the chief justice is slightly different to that of a regular justice.
The role includes:
- Setting the Agenda
- Chairing Impeachment Trials
- Interpreting Constitutional Law
The chief justice may also overrule any other supreme court justice.
Qualifications for Office
To be eligible to take office as chief justice, one must:
- Be a Citizen of the Republic
- Never Been Affiliated with a Political Party
- Be a Justice on the Supreme Court
- Be Approved by the Senate
The chief justice is nominated for office after senate approval as well as a nomination from the Minister of Justice. Then the President of Osteau formally makes the appointment.