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This Organ is in charge of civil  matters particularly with regards to the protection of human rights and  consolidation of good governance in Africa. It will serve as a veritable  Criminal Court for the Continent. The African Court of Justice was merged with  the African Court of Human and People’s Right to become what is now known as  “The African Court of Justice and Human Rights”. The merging was done during  the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government on 1st  July 2008 in Sharm El Sheikh, Arab Republic of Egypt. It is acting as a  jurisdiction in charge of legal matters of the African Union.

    Functions of the African Court of  Justice

  a) Collect documents and undertake  studies and researches on human and peoples’ rights matters in Africa;
  b) Lay down rules aimed at solving the  legal problems relating to human and peoples’ rights;
  c) Ensure protection of human and  peoples’ rights; and
  d) Interpret all the provisions  of the Charter.