Ministerial Order establishing modalities and procedures for change of name

Ministerial Order establishing modalities and procedures for change of name

On 23th January 2017 in Official Gazette N0 04 of 23/01/2017 have been published Ministerial Order establishing... read more
Swedish Court upholds Berinkindi Clever life sentence

Swedish Court upholds Berinkindi Clever life sentence

STOCKHOLM - A Swedish Court of appeal on Wednesday 15th February 2017 upheld the life imprisonment verdict it gave to... read more
“Every Rwandan is requested to follow Nyange Students example with regards to Unity”–Minister Busingye Johnston

“Every Rwandan is requested to follow Nyange Students example with regards to Unity”–Minister Busingye Johnston

On Friday 10th February 2017, The staff of Ministry of Justice led by the Minister of Justice/Attorney General visited... read more
Minister of Justice/Attorney General presided over the swearing in ceremony of Bailiffs and Notaries

Minister of Justice/Attorney General presided over the swearing in ceremony of Bailiffs and Notaries

On Wednesday the 18th January 2017, Minister of Justice and Attorney General presided over the swearing in ceremony of... read more
 

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The general mission of the Ministry of Justice / Office of the Attorney General shall be to organise and to oversee the promotion of the rule of law and justice for all. Specifically, the Ministry of Justice / Office of the Attorney General shall be responsible for:   Read More

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RUBANGO K. Epimaque
MUKARUGIRA Marie

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CATEGORIES OF NOTARIES 

 Notaries shall be classified into the following categories:

  1. a civil servant in charge of the office of notary in the Ministry;
  2. the Ambassador or the First Secretary of Embassy in the absence of the Ambassador;
  3.  an officer in charge of the office of notary in the Government Service in charge of investment promotion;
  4.  a District officer in charge of legal affairs;
  5. a District officer at the Sector level in charge of complaints from the Public;
  6.  the following officers in charge of land -related matters:

a)   Registrar of Land Titles;

b)   Deputy Registrar of Land Titles and an officer in charge of land registration and legal affairs within the land registration area in the absence of the Deputy Registrar;

c)    Head of the land office at the District level;

d)   Officer in charge of land at the Sector level;

7.   any other private person authorized by the Minister              Read More

Public Library

The ministry has a well-equipped Documentation Centre which includes laws Books and all legal texts published in the official Gazette of the Government of Rwanda.

The documentation Centre is open to the public: Students, researchers and workers on presentation of a student’s card, identity card or a work permit.


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Monday to Thursday:
From 07:00 am to 12:00 am
From 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

 

Friday:
From 08:00 am to 12:00 am
From 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

 

Library catalogue:
1) Books:          www.scribnet.org/library
2) Legal texts:  www.scribnet.org/library/jo

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Ministry of Justice

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PO.Box: 160 Kigali-Rwanda

Email: mjust@minijust.gov.rw

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Gacaca Courts originate from the traditional system of conflict resolution called GACACA. The system dealt mainly with civil and social conflicts between members of the community. It referred to a physical green space where people used to meet. Read more