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LAWS AND REGULATIONS

 

MISSION AND FUNCTIONS 

 

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

Gacaca

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

                                                     EVENTS

 
LEGAL AID SERVICES BROUGHT CLOSER TO THE POPULATION
Icyumweru cyahariwe Ubufasha mu by'Amategeko 2014

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Notary Services

Notary services are decentralized with one notarial office at eachsector, district, Ministry of Justice and at Rwanda Development Board (RDB/Business).

The public notary exercises the following powers in discharging duties:

 

1.        Authenticating documents by their signing;

2.        Legalizing signatures found on documents;

3.        Issuing copies of his own affidavits;

4.        Drafting contracts;

5.       Advising/counseling customers on his own services.

 

However for deeds to be used abroad, signatures from districts notaries shall be legalized by the National Notarial Office’s notaries.

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Changing of Names

Anybody not satisfied / happy with his or her names and has justified reasons for that, has the right to change his/her names.

Necessary requirements:

1.      Motivation letter addressed to the Minister of Justice/Attorney General;

2.      Proofs motivating the request;

3.      Certificate of birth

Click here to upload the documents

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.


Working Hours

 

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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ADDRESS

 

Ministry of Justice

Tel:  +250 252 586398

         +250 252 586561

Fax:+250 252 586509 

PO.Box: 160 Kigali-Rwanda

Email: mjust@minijust.gov.rw

Website:www.minijust.gov.rw