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Jurisdiction of Regional supreme court

    The Amhara National Regional State Court's shall have first instance and appellate jurisdiction pursuant to the powers vested to them in the civil, criminal, procedural and other laws.

    Without prejudice to sub-article 1 of this Article, they shall exercise their power based on the principles stated under Article 62 and 63 of the Amhara Regional Constitution.

    1. The regional Supreme court shall have:-

    a.   The highest and final jurisdiction with regard to regional matters;

    b.   The jurisdiction of the high court of the Federal State over federal matters, as well as;

    c.    The jurisdiction to review in cassation, where a final decision rendered by any level of regional court is reveled to have been affected by fundamental error of law. Particulars shall be determined by law.

    2.   An appeal arising from the decision of the original Supreme Court, while exercising the jurisdiction of the federal high court, shall be entertained and determined by the federal Supreme Court.

    3.   The regional Supreme Court shall get the budget, with which to finance the operation of its judicial organs, presented and decided upon by the regional council and there by administer same upon approval.

    4.   The President of the regional Supreme Court shall be entitled to ask the federal Supreme Court for the recovery of the financial cost incurred upon the regional courts while discharging by delegation the federal judicial functions on behalf of the Federal state.