The Constitutional Court is constituted when two or more Judges of the Supreme Court sit together to determine cases which concern the application, contravention, enforcement or interpretation of the Constitution of Seychelles.

The Supreme Court can also refer a matter to the Constitutional Court when a constitutional question arises, as long as the question is not frivolous or vexatious. The Constitutional Court’s jurisdiction is provided for under Article 46 of the Constitution, which allows the Court to determine violations of the Seychelles Charter of Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms. Article 130 of the Constitution allows the Constitutional Court to consider other violations of the Constitution that do not relate to the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.

Term dates: The Constitutional Court is a branch of the Supreme Court which sits once a week for three terms a year. Cases are usually heard on a Tuesday.


Decisions of the Constitutional Court can be viewed here

Details of the sittings of the Constitutional Court can be viewed here