Integrated Electronic Case Management System to be used in Courts out of Kigali City

Integrated Electronic Case Management System to be used in Courts out of Kigali City

The second phase of Integrated Electronic Case Management System was launched to be used to file cases in other courts... read more
Minister of Justice and Attorney General opened a three day workshop on human rights

Minister of Justice and Attorney General opened a three day workshop on human rights

On this Tuesday the 27th September 2016, Minister of Justice and Attorney General opened a three day workshop of Rwanda... read more
Minister of Justice and Attorney General held a press conference to brief media on recently published laws

Minister of Justice and Attorney General held a press conference to brief media on recently published laws

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Minister of Justice and Attorney General Busingye Johnston held a press conference to... read more
The Justice sector will start reporting on Sustainable Development Goals

The Justice sector will start reporting on Sustainable Development Goals

This statement was made by the Justice sector Coordinator during the two days workshop on domestication of Sustainable... read more
 

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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

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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

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.


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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

Tel:  +250 252 586398

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PO.Box: 160 Kigali-Rwanda

Email: mjust@minijust.gov.rw

Website:www.minijust.gov.rw

 

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