Bộ Pháp Chánh (Tòa Ðạo)
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Bộ Pháp Chánh (Tòa Ðạo)

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Caodaist Deparment of Justice (also Caodaist Court)

Caodaist Court was established under the Religious Act 1938 (the Year of Tiger) to deal with Caodaist law breakers. Then it was changed into the Department of Justice on November 27 1947. This Department is led by a Time Senior, Branch Pháp, the Caodai Judiciary Body.

The Department of Justice have three main responsibilities:

1. Protection of Caodaist Canonical Codes. 

2. Establishment of Religious Courts to punish the followers or dignitaries who violate Caodaist Canonical Codes.

3. Investigation of how well a dignitary has worked for his/her promotion.