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Justice Ministries
A justice ministry, ministry of justice, or department of justice is a ministry or other government agency in charge of the administration of justice. The ministry or department is often headed by a minister of justice (minister for justice in a very few countries) or a secretary of justice. In some countries, the head of the department may be called the attorney general, for example in the United States. Monaco is an example of a country that does not have a ministry of justice, but rather a Directorate of Judicial Services (head: Secretary of Justice) that oversees the administration of justice. Vatican City, a country under the sovereignty of the Holy See, also does not possess a ministry of justice. Instead, the Governorate of Vatican City State (head: President of the Governorate of Vatican City State), the legislative body of the Vatican, includes a legal office. Depending on the country, specific duties may relate to organizing the justice system, overseeing the public ...
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Ministry (government Department)
Ministry or department (also less commonly used secretariat, office, or directorate) are designations used by first-level executive bodies in the machinery of governments that manage a specific sector of public administration." Энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона", т. XIX (1896): Мекенен — Мифу-Баня, "Министерства", с. 351—357 :s:ru:ЭСБЕ/Министерства These types of organizations are usually led by a politician who is a member of a cabinet—a body of high-ranking government officials—who may use a title such as minister, secretary, or commissioner, and are typically staffed with members of a non-political civil service, who manage its operations; they may also oversee other government agencies and organizations as part of a political portfolio. Governments may have differing numbers and types of ministries and departments. In some countries, these terms may be used with speci ...
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Prison
A prison, also known as a jail, gaol (dated, standard English, Australian, and historically in Canada), penitentiary (American English and Canadian English), detention center (or detention centre outside the US), correction center, correctional facility, lock-up, hoosegow or remand center, is a facility in which inmates (or prisoners) are confined against their will and usually denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state as punishment for various crimes. Prisons are most commonly used within a criminal justice system: people charged with crimes may be imprisoned until their trial; those pleading or being found guilty of crimes at trial may be sentenced to a specified period of imprisonment. In simplest terms, a prison can also be described as a building in which people are legally held as a punishment for a crime they have committed. Prisons can also be used as a tool of political repression by authoritarian regimes. Their perceived opponents may be impr ...
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Attorney-General For Australia
The Attorney-GeneralThe title is officially "Attorney-General". For the purposes of distinguishing the office from other attorneys-general, and in accordance with usual practice in the United Kingdom and other common law jurisdictions, the Australian Attorney-General uses the term "Attorney-General for Australia" or the "Commonwealth Attorney-General": seAttorney-General website Historically, "Attorney-General of Australia" was also used. for Australia is the First Law Officer of the Crown in right of the Commonwealth of Australia, chief law officer of the Commonwealth of Australia and a minister of state. The attorney-general is usually a member of the Federal Cabinet, but need not be. Under the Constitution, they are appointed by the Governor-General on the advice of the Prime Minister, and serve at the Governor-General's pleasure. In practice, the attorney-general is a party politician and their tenure is determined by political factors. By convention, but not constitutiona ...
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Attorney-General's Department (Australia)
The Attorney-General's Department is a department of the federal government of Australia responsible for law and justice, and since 29 May 2019, industrial relations. The head of the department is the Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department, currently Katherine Jones , who reports to the Attorney-General for Australia, currently Mark Dreyfus. History The Attorney-General's Department is one of seven original Commonwealth Departments of state, commencing with the Commonwealth of Australia on 1 January 1901. It is one of only three departments, along with Defence and Treasury, to have operated continuously under their original name and charter since Federation. Organisation The department is organised into five groups, each headed by a Deputy Secretary. These Deputy Secretaries report to the Secretary who co-ordinates and devises departmental structure and policy. These five groups are: * Australian Government Solicitor * Legal services and Families * Integrity and Int ...
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Ministry Of Justice, Security And Integration (Aruba)
The Ministry of Justice is the Aruban Ministry responsible for justice, imprisonment and public security. The Ministry was created in 1986, following Aruba's Status aparte" Per an ordinance passed in 2002, the ministry is organized as follows * The Directorate of Judicial Affairs. * The Support Office. * The Executive Services *The Attorney General's Office *The Registry of the Common Courts of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The Attorney General serves as the legal adviser to the Minister of Justice. List of Ministers of Justice {, class="wikitable" , +Ministers of Justice !No. !Minister of Justice !Took office !Left office !Party !Ministry , - , 1 , Edgar W. Vos , 1986 , 1989 , AVP , Minister of Justice & Public Health , - , 2 , Hendrik Croes , 1990 , 1994 , MEP , Ministry of Justice & Sport , - , 3 , Edgar W. Vos , 1994 , 2001 , AVP , Ministry of Justice & Public Works , - , 4 , Eddy Croes , February 2001 , October 2001 , MEP , Ministry of Justice & Public Wor ...
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Ministry Of Justice (Armenia)
The Ministry of Justice of Armenia ('' hy, Հայաստանի արդարադատության նախարարություն'') is an Armenian government agency which possesses executive authority and executes policies of the Government of Armenia in sectors that are closely associated with laws and regulations. The ministry oversees the operations of the following agencies: * Compulsory Enforcement Service * Penitentiary Service * Probation Service The ministry was founded in 1918 by the government of Hovhannes Kajaznuni of the newly-formed Republic of Armenia. History In 1920, the Revolutionary Committee of the Armenian SSR founded the People's Commissariat of Justice, which began to control the Armenian prosecutor's office in December 1923. The Communist Party of Armenia was in-active from 1930 to 1933, of which during those three years, the justice system of Armenia was administered by the Procurator General of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Court of the USSR. In 1936, t ...
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Ministry Of Justice And Human Rights (Argentina)
The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights ( es, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos; MJyDH) of Argentina is a ministry of the national executive power tasked with enforcing of the law and administration of justice and upholding human rights. The ministry was created in 1949, during the first presidency of Juan Domingo Perón, and has been consistently present in every presidential cabinet since then. The incumbent minister is Marcela Losardo, who has served since 10 December 2019 in the cabinet of Alberto Fernández. Structure The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights counts with a number of centralized dependencies reporting to it. The centralized dependencies, as in other government ministers, are known as secretariats (''secretarías'') and undersecretariats (''subsecretarías''); there are currently four of these: **Undersecretariat of Administrative Management (''Subsecretaría de Gestión Administrativa'') *Secretariat of Justice (''Secretaría de Justicia'') **Under ...
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Ministry Of Justice (Antigua And Barbuda)
The Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs is a ministerial department of the government of Antigua and Barbuda. The Minister of Justice simultaneously serves as the Attorney General. Ministers A list of past and current ministers mainly serving after independence in 1981 are listed as follows: *Keith Ford (1979-1995) * Clare Roberts (1995-1997) * Radforth Wentworth Hill (1997-1999) *Errol Cort (1999-2001) *Lester Bird (2002-2004) * Justin Simon (2004-2005) * Colin Derrick (2006-2009) * Justin Simon (2010-2014) eferred to as the Attorney General* Steadroy Benjamin (2014–present) See also * Justice ministry A justice ministry, ministry of justice, or department of justice is a ministry or other government agency in charge of the administration of justice. The ministry or department is often headed by a minister of justice (minister for justice in ... References External links * https://legalaffairs.gov.ag External links Official website Justice ministries G ...
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Attorney General Of Anguilla
The Attorney General's Chambers of Anguilla is responsible for the following: * Legal Adviser to the Government, Departments, Statutory Boards and Corporations * Prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the Crown * Represent the Government in civil actions by and against the Crown * Advise the Royal Anguilla Police Force regarding investigations and prosecutions * Draft legislation * Law revision * Law reform Anguilla seceded from Saint Kitts and Nevis and became a British Crown colony in December 1980. Before then, the Attorney General was identified as representing "St. Christopher itts Nevis and Anguilla." Even by the time Anguilla passed a new constitution in 1982, certain records still showed the same title for the Attorney General. List of attorneys general (Post-1980 upon becoming a territory) * Fitzroy Bryant (1979) eferred to as the Attorney General of St. Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla*Tapley Seaton (1980-1982) eferred to as the Attorney General of St. Christopher, ...
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Ministry Of Justice (Angola)
The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Angola is judiciary arm of government that specializes on human rights in the nation of Angola. History The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Angola was established on November 12, 1975 by Law No. 1/75 after the country declared its independence. Duties and responsibilities The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Angola has the following duties: * To design, establish, establish and conduct the administration of justice policy * Conceive, establish, outline and conduct the policy for the promotion and protection of human rights * To elaborate and propose legal norms on the organization of the courts * To exercise supervision, coordination and methodological guidance on the organic activity of the Provincial and Municipal Courts * Take measures to achieve a justice aimed at harmonizing all the social trends of the country * To ensure the proper functioning of the system of judicial administration in judicial matters and ...
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Ministry Of Justice (Andorra)
The Ministry of Social Affairs, Justice and Interior of Andorra is responsible for social care and protection, employment and work. The ministry aims to guarantee the internal security of citizens and their assets, civil status, the regulation of migration and integration policy to guarantee social cohesion, the fight against crime, international collaboration in matters judicial and police, and protecting the population from any natural risk or catastrophe. List of ministers Minister of Justice and Home Affairs * Jordi Guitart Visent (2001-2005) Minister of Justice and Interior * Josep Maria Cabanes (2005-2007) * Antoni Riberaygua (2007-2009) Minister of Interior * Victor Naudi Zamora (2010-2011) Minister of Justice and Interior * Marc Vila i Amigó (2011-2013) * Xavier Espot Zamora (2014-2017) Minister of Social Affairs, Justice and Interior * Xavier Espot Zamora (2017–present) See also * Justice ministry A justice ministry, ministry of justice, or departmen ...
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Ministry Of Justice (Algeria)
The Ministry of Justice ( arb, وزارة العدل, french: Ministère de la Justice) is an Algerian government ministry. Its headquarters is in El-Biar, Algiers. List of ministers * Amar Bentoum1962-1963) *Mohamed El Hadi Hadj Smain (1963-1964) * Mohammed Bedjaoui, Mohamed Bedjaoui (1964-1970) * Boualem Benhamouda (1972-1976) * Abdelmalek Benhabyles (1977-1978) * Lahcène Soufi (1979-1980) * Boualem Baki (1980-1986) *Mohamed Cherif Kherroubi (1986-1988) * Ali Benflis (1989-1991) *Hamdani Benkhelil (1992) *Abdelhamid Mahi Bahi (1992) *Mohamed Tegula (1993-1996) * Mohamed Adami (1996-1998) * El Ghouti Mekamcha (1999) * Ahmed Ouyahia (2000-2002) * Mohamed Charfi (2002-2003) * Tayeb Belaiz (2003-2012) *Ahmed Noui (2012) * Mohamed Charfi (2012-2013) * Tayeb Louh (2013-2019) * Belkacem Zeghmati (2019-2021) * Abdul Rashid Tabbi(2021–present) See also *Justice ministry * Ministère de la Justice (Algérie) *Politics of Algeria References External linksOfficial websiteOfficial ...
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