The Judicature (as the judicial system is officially known) was established by s.79C of the Constitution of Barbados and is comprised of a four-level Court structure consisting of:
1. The Caribbean Court of Justice established by the Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Court of Justice to which Barbados is a party, and which was signed at Bridgetown, Barbados on 14th February, 2002; 2. The Court of Appeal; 3. The High Court; 4. The Magistrate's Courts.