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The Ministry of Justice (Albanian: Ministria e Drejtësisë) is a department of the Albanian Government, responsible for the implementation of government justice policy, the Albanian legal system in the Constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law as well as matters relating to democratic issues, human rights, integration and minority issues and metropolitan affairs.

Ministry of Justice
Ministria e Drejtësisë
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Department overview
Formed4 December 1912
JurisdictionGovernment of Albania
HeadquartersDëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard
Tirana, Albania
Minister responsible
WebsiteOfficial Website

The current Minister of Justice is Etilda Gjonaj.[1]

HistoryEdit

The Ministry of Justice was one of the original ministries created following the Independence of Albania in 1912.

From 1968 to 1989, the ministry was closed.[2] It reopened as part of a series of reforms during the fall of communism in Albania.[2]

Subordiante institutionsEdit

Officeholders (1912–present)Edit

No. Name
Term in office
1 Petro Poga 4 December 1912 22 January 1914
2 Myfit Libohova 15 March 1914 3 September 1914
3 Sali Toro 5 October 1914 27 January 1916
4 Petro Poga 25 December 1918 29 January 1920
5 Hoxha Kadri 30 January 1920 14 November 1920
6 Xhafer Ypi 15 November 1920 1 July 1921
7 Dhimitër Kacimbra 11 July 1921 16 October 1921
8 Koço Tasi 16 October 1921 6 December 1921
9 Hoxha Kadri 6 December 1921 12 December 1921
10 Qerim Çelo 12 December 1921 24 December 1921
11 Hysen Vrioni 24 December 1921 2 December 1922
12 Milto Tutulani 2 December 1922 25 February 1924
13 Myfit Libohova 3 March 1924 27 May 1924
14 Benedikt Blinishti 30 May 1924 10 June 1924
15 Stavro Vinjau 16 June 1924 24 December 1924
16 Myfit Libohova 6 January 1925 31 January 1925
17 Petro Poga 1 February 1925 23 September 1925
18 Milto Tutulani/Josif Kedhi 28 September 1925 10 February 1927
19 Petro Poga 12 February 1927 21 October 1927
20 Hiqmet Delvina 11 May 1928 5 March 1930
21 Vasil Avrami 6 March 1930 11 April 1931
22 Milto Tutulani 20 April 1931 7 December 1932
23 Vasil Avrami 11 January 1933 16 October 1935
24 Thoma Orollogaj/Faik Shatku 9 November 1936 7 April 1939
25 Xhafer Ypi 21 April 1939 3 December 1941
26 Hasan Dosti 3 December 1941 4 January 1943
27 Anton Kosmaçi 18 January 1943 11 February 1943
28 Rrok Kolaj 5 November 1943 23 October 1944
29 Manol Konomi 23 October 1944 5 March 1951
30 Bilbil Klosi 5 March 1951 13 September 1966
31 Enver Halili 8 May 1990 21 February 1991
32 Dashnor Kore 22 February 1991 10 May 1991
33 Fatmir Zaloshnja 11 May 1991 4 June 1991
34 Shefqet Muçi 11 June 1991 6 December 1991
35 Kudret Çela 18 December 1991 3 December 1994
36 Hektor Frashëri 4 December 1994 10 July 1996
37 Kristofor Peçi 11 July 1996 10 March 1997
38 Spartak Ngjela 11 March 1997 24 July 1997
39 Thimio Kondi 25 July 1997 4 June 1999
40 Ilir Panda 4 June 1999 8 July 2000
41 Arben Imami 8 July 2000 6 September 2001
42 Sokol Nako 6 September 2001 29 January 2002
43 Spiro Peçi 22 February 2002 29 December 2003
44 Fatmir Xhafaj 29 December 2003 1 September 2005
45 Aldo Bumçi 11 September 2005 20 March 2007
46 Ilir Rusmali 20 March 2007 24 November 2007
47 Enkelejd Alibeaj 24 November 2007 17 September 2009
48 Bujar Nishani 17 September 2009 21 April 2011
49 Eduard Halimi 21 July 2011 11 September 2013
50 Nasip Naço 15 September 2013 9 November 2015
51 Ylli Manjani 9 November 2015 31 January 2017
52 Petrit Vasili 3 February 2017 21 May 2017
53 Gazment Bardhi 22 May 2017 17 August 2017
54 Etilda Gjonaj (Saliu) 13 September 2017 Incumbent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Etilda Gjonaj". www.drejtesia.gov.al. Retrieved 2017-09-27.
  2. ^ a b Abrahams, Fred C. (2015). Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Albania. New York: New York University Press. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-4798-3809-7.