The Supreme Court, in accordance with the Judicial Demarcation and Judicature Act, is made up, apart from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the five Chairmen of the Chamber, of seventy-four Judges, who form part of the different ordinary Chambers of the Court.
The operational regulations and allocation of cases from the various Chambers of the Tribunal are approved annually by the Governing Chamber and submitted to the General Council of Judicial Power for publication in the Official State Gazette.
The Supreme Court’s activity is the subject of public announcement through the adoption by the Governing Chamber of its Annual Operating Report, which appears each September at the formal ceremony for the Opening of Courts, which takes place in the Palace of Justice, headquarters of the Supreme Court, under the chairmanship of HM The King of Spain.
Bodies of the Supreme Court
To carry out its duties, the Supreme Court has two main bodies: the Technical Office and the Senior Clerk’s Office.
1. Technical Office of Documentation and Information
2. Senior Clerk’s office