Chief Justice of Iran

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Chief Justice of Iran
Emblem of Iran.svg
Coat of Arms of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Amoli Larijani.jpg
Sadeq Larijani

since 30 June 2009
Appointer Supreme Leader of Iran
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Mohammad Beheshti
Website Official website

The Chief Justice of Iran is the head of the Judicial system of Iran (Head of Judiciary) and is responsible for its administration and supervision.
The Chief Justice is also the highest judge of the Supreme Court of Iran.

List of Chief Justices since 1979

Picture Took office Left office Political Party Appointer
1 Mohammad Beheshti
Mohammad Beheshti 1980.jpg 23 February 1980 28 June 1981
Islamic Republican Party Ruhollah Khomeini
2 Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili
Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili 1981.jpg 28 June 1981 30 June 1989 Islamic Republican Party
3 Mohammad Yazdi
Mohammad Yazdi 2 (cropped).jpg 30 June 1989 30 June 1999 Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom Ali Khamenei
Combatant Clergy Association
4 Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi
Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi.jpg 30 June 1999 30 June 2009 Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom
5 Sadeq Larijani
Amoli Larijani.jpg 30 June 2009 Incumbent Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom
Combatant Clergy Association


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