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chiefdoms, council of elders, Western Area, Sierra Leone, justice

Sierra Leone is divided into four regions: the Northern, Eastern, and Southern provinces and the Western Area. These are divided into 12 districts, each having a resident minister. The districts are subdivided into more than 140 chiefdoms, each controlled by a paramount chief and a council of elders, who are responsible for maintaining law and order and administering justice.



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