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Federal Department of Justice and Police

The Federal Department of Justice and Police (German: Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement, French: Département fédéral de justice et police, Italian: Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia, Romansh: About this soundDepartament federal da giustia e polizia ) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government. It is headed by a member of the Swiss Federal Council, the Swiss justice minister. Until 1979, the department was known as the Department of Justice and Police.

Federal Department of Justice and Police
‹See Tfd›(in German) Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement
‹See Tfd›(in French) Département fédéral de justice et police
‹See Tfd›(in Italian) Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia
(in Romansh) Departament federal da giustia e polizia
Logo der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft.svg
Bundeshaus 1128 (west wing).jpg
The west wing of the Federal Palace of Switzerland.
Agency overview
Formed1848; 171 years ago (1848)
JurisdictionFederal administration of Switzerland
HeadquartersFederal Palace (west wing), Bern
Employees2,203[1]
Annual budgetExpenditure: CHF 1.4 billion
Revenue: CHF 130.8 million
(2009)[1]
Minister responsible
Websitewww.ejpd.admin.ch
Building of the Federal Office for Migration (later renamed State Secretariat for Migration) in Bern (2008).

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OrganisationEdit

The Department is composed of the following offices and institutes:[2]

The following independent authorities are affiliated to the FDJP for administrative purposes:

List of heads of the departmentEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Chancellery. "The Swiss Confederation – a brief guide 2009".
  2. ^ "Organization Chart FDJP". Federal Department of Justice and Police. Retrieved May 2008. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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