Sharia' Court of Appeal

About Shari’a Appeal court

Shari’a Appeal court is considered a court with second layer , They  judge  and take in consideration issues incoming from First instance court , under Articles (135-152) Code of legitimacy trials number 31/1959 A.D , and applicable under Presidential Decree 1/1994 issued by the late martyr Yasser Arafat President of the Palestinian Authority  

Cases Sharia Appeal court take in consideration:

  • According to code of legitimacy trials article (138), Shari’a Appeal court take in consideration these cases, where the decision of the first instance court is not applicable until the decision is approved by the Shari’a Appeal court .
  • According to code of legitimacy trials article (137),Shari’a Appeal court deals with Cases that is raised by one of the litigant within thirty days of the first instance court verdict , Also to notify if one of the litigant is sentenced in absentia
  • Shari’a Appeal court raises cases to the Sharia Supreme court where the decision of the Appeal court is not applicable until the decision is approved by the Sharia Supreme court.