The President and the Minister or Director of Department concerned, in each particular case, constitute the government. No act of the President, except the appointment and removal of Ministers and directors of administrative departments and those issued in his capacity as Head of State and supreme administrative authority, will have value or any force until it is signed and announced by the Minister of the Department concerned or by the Director of the Administrative Department concerned, who, for the same reason, be held accountable. The governors and mayors, as well as the Superintendency, public and industrial or commercial enterprises of the State, are part of the Executive Branch. ARTICLE 116. The Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the State Council, the Supreme Judicial Council, the Attorney General's Office, Courts and Judges, administer Justice.
So does the military justice system. Congress shall exercise certain judicial functions. Exceptionally, the law may assign precise matters judicial function in certain administrative authorities. However not be allowed to forward the case file or prosecute crimes. The individuals may be temporarily invested the role of justice in the condition of juries in professional cases, conciliators or arbitrators of the parties authorized to utter failure at law or in equity, in the manner prescribed by law. (Amended by Legislative Act No. 3 of 2002) Article 117. The Public Ministry and the Comptroller General of the Republic are the supervisory bodies. ARTICLE 118. The Attorney General shall be exercised by the Attorney General's Office, the Ombudsman, by the procurators and the public prosecutor, to the jurisdictional authorities, by municipal representatives and other officials specified by law.