The Magistracy comprises three magisterial districts. All magistrates exercise co-ordinate jurisdiction. Magistrates hear and determine:
All complaints and information for summary conviction offences, i.e. to be tried in the Magistrate’s Court or indictable offences, i.e. to be tried by a Judge and Jury in the High Court.
- Such civil matters as provided by statue.
The Chief Magistrate is both the Accounting Head and Administrative Head of the Magistracy.
There are five magistrates attached to the magistracy.
- Chief Magistrate- Serious Offences Court
- Senior Magistrate - Kingstown Court No 1- Kingstown Magistrate's Court
- Magistrate - District 2 Court
- Magistrate - District 3 Court
There are three districts:
- District I
- District II
- District III
District I has two (2) Courts
- Serious Offences Court
- Kingstown Magistrate's Court
District II has four (4) Courts
District III has seven (7) Courts in total of which the Grenadines is a part of- four on mainland
Whilst the Grenadines has three (3) Courts
- Union Island
There are no separate divisions within the District Court System.
Various Matters are heard – Traffic, Criminal, Civil, Application for Liquor Licences.