Name of the Country:
State of Libya
Provisional parliamentary republic
Local short form: None.Government type: Provisional parliamentary republic.Administrative divisions: 32 municipalities. National holiday: Revolution Day, 17 February 2011Legal system: The Libyan court system is similar to that of civil law countries such as France and Italy. In Libya, courts are classified by function, with trial courts and appellate courts. Trial courts hear disputes initially and there is usually a single judge who controls the trial and determines the outcome. Appellate courts review the decisions of trial courts where a party is dissatisfied with the decision rendered by the trial court. At the top of the hierarchy is the Supreme Court, which is divided into specialist chambers. Its decisions are binding upon all courts and authorities in Libya.President of General National Congress: Mohammed al-Magariaf. Legislature: General National Congress.
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