Bailiffs were urged to change citizen’s behaviour on peaceful judgment execution

Bailiffs were urged to change citizen’s behaviour on peaceful judgment execution

  On June 21st 2016 at the Ministry of Justice headquarter, Minister of Justice and Attorney General Busingye... read more
Delegation from Malawi carried out a study visit to the Ministry of Justice

Delegation from Malawi carried out a study visit to the Ministry of Justice

Today on 15th June 2016, delegation from Malawi carried out a study visit to the Ministry of Justice with the aim of... read more
Ministry of Justice urged Government legal advisors to be consistent and Represent it properly

Ministry of Justice urged Government legal advisors to be consistent and Represent it properly

In a coordination meeting with the Ministry of Justice and Government legal officers at Hilltop Hotel, on 09th June... read more
The State involved cases are currently won at 70% contrary to the past where it used to lose above 70% of cases involved in

The State involved cases are currently won at 70% contrary to the past where it used to lose above 70% of cases involved in

On this Friday the 3rd June 2016, the Ministry of Justice lawyers in the civil litigation unit participated in the... 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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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

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

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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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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