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Constitution

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Executive

  • Vatican: The Holy See - official web site; available in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese

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Judicial

  • Supreme Court or Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (consists of the cardinal prefect, who serves as ex-officio president of the court, and 2 other cardinals of the Prefect Signatura); note - judicial duties were established by the Motu Proprio, papal directive, of Pope PIUS XII on 1 May 1946; most Vatican City criminal matters are handled by the Republic of Italy courts [from the World Factbook]

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Legislative

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Legal Guides

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General Sources

For more information on the Holy See (Vatican City), see:

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Last Updated: 03/27/2017