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Republic of Palau

Executive Branch



The Executive Branch consist of the government of Palau consists of the President, Vice-President, and the Council of Chiefs. Assisting the top executives are the cabinet ministers and their supporting staff. The Vice President serves as one of the ministers.



 His Excellency Surangel Whipps Jr., President of the Republic of Palau

Legislative Branch


 The Republic of Palau's National Congress is known as the Olbiil Era Kelulau (OEK), which means "House of Whispered Decisions." The Congress consist of two houses which sit for four-year terms. The House of Delegates has 16 members, one from each state. The Senate has 9 members selected in a nationwide election.

Judiciary Branch


 The Judiciary applies laws of the Republic of Palau and administers justice when deciding disputes. It strives to provide high quality customer service and improve workforce conditions. The Judiciary also seeks to improve the quality of its decisions, judicial efficiency and the effectiveness of its procedures and policy by automating the whole judicial system including the Court of Common Pleas, the Trial Division, the Appellate Division, Disciplinary Proceedings, Special Proceedings, and the Land Court.