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The Ministry of Justice of Kuwait was created by decree in early 1978. As part of the federal government, the ministry is responsible for the following:[1]

1.Organizing the means necessary to settle the disputes referred to the various types of courts and to consider the crimes in accordance with the provisions of the laws.

2.Initiate public claims through the Public Prosecution, on behalf of the community, in the referred crimes and misdemeanors; investigation, processing and prosecution in accordance with the provisions of law.

3.Supervision of prisons and other places where criminal sentences are enforced.

4.Provide technical expertise to justice-concerned parties and other organs of the state.

5.Enforcing the official declaration of the judicial papers, lawsuit declaration, etc., in addition to executing sentences and executive bonds, accepting, depositing and disbursing the relevant sums, in accordance with the provisions of law.

6.Properties' registration, authentication and certification, in addition to establishing the relevant dates and signing on the commercial books, in accordance with the provisions of law.

7.Receipt and management of legacies that go to Kuwaiti minors, prolonged pregnancy and incompetent persons, taking care of their affairs in accordance with the provisions of law.

8.Inventory of the legacies of unknown persons or persons whose heirs are not known, or in the absence of some of them, keeping such legacies, in addition to non-Kuwaiti guardians of minors and receipt of the legacies transferred to them from government agencies, handing them over to the beneficiaries in accordance with the rules in force.

9.Cooperation with Arab and Islamic countries and organizations in the legal and judicial fields.

List of ministersEdit

  • Abdallah al-Muffaraj[2] (1978-1981)
  • Salman al-Duayi Al Sabah[3] (1982-1985) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Sa'ud Muhammed al-'Usaymi[4] (1986) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Dhari Abdallah Uthman[5] (1987-1991) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Ghazi Ubayd al-Samar[6] (1992) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Mishari al-Jasim al-Anjari[7] (1993-1996) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Muhammed Dayfallah al-Sharar[8] (1997-1998) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Ahmad Khalid Kulayb[9] (1999) [referred to as the Minister of Justice, Legal & Administrative Affairs]
  • Saad Jasim Yusif al-Hashil[10] (2000-2001)
  • Ahmad Yaqub Baqir[11] (2002-2005)
  • Abdullah al Matouq[12] (2006-2007)
  • Hussein Nasser Al-Huraiti[13] (2008-2009)
  • Rashed Abdul Mohsen al-Hammaad[14][15] (2009-2010)
  • Ahmad Abdulmohsen al-Mulaifi[16] (2011-2014)
  • Nayef Al Ajmi[17][18][19] (2014)
  • Yaqoub Al-Sane[20][21][22] (2014-2016)
  • Fahad Mohammed Mohsen Al-Afasi[23] (2017-present)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  17. ^ Chief, Habib ToumiBureau (2014-05-12). "Kuwaiti justice minister's resignation accepted". GulfNews. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
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  22. ^ "Kuwait's Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-San'e during his meeting with Egyptian Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat". www.kuna.net.kw. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
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