National Justice Council

The National Justice Council (Portuguese: Conselho Nacional de Justiça [kõˈseʎu nɐsjoˈnaw dʒi ʒuʃˈtʃisɐ]) is an organ of the Brazilian Judicial System created in 2004 by a Constitutional Amendment, as a part of the Judicial Reform. The 15-member Council was established in 2004 by the 45th Amendment to the Constitution of Brazil. Among its responsibilities are ensuring that the judicial system remains autonomous, conducting disciplinary proceedings against members of the Judiciary, and compiling and publishing statistics on the Brazilian court system.[1] The President of the Council is the President of the Supreme Federal Court.


  1. ^ "O que é o CNJ" (in Portuguese). Conselho Nacional de Justiça. 2006. Archived from the original on 2008-04-01. Retrieved 2008-04-29.

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