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Ministry of Justice (Papua New Guinea)

The Ministry of Justice of Papua New Guinea acts the principal advisor to the government and is responsible for all civil litigation matters by and against the state. The Minister of Justice (who serves simultaneously as the Attorney General) gives opinions on any questions relating to the interpretation or application of the laws of Papua New Guinea including the Constitution, Organic Laws, Acts of Parliament and all other sub ordinate legislation. The ministry oversees the following institutions:[1]

  • The Department of Justice and Attorney General
  • The Judicial and Legal Services Commission
  • The Magsiterial Services
  • The National Judicial Staff Services
  • The Land Titles Commission
  • The National Lands Commission
  • Constitutional and Law Reform Commission
  • National and Supreme Courts
  • Public Prosecutor’s Office
  • Public Solicitor’s Office
  • Legal Training Institute
  • The Parole Borad
  • The Advisory Committee on the Power of Mercy

List of ministers (Post-1975 upon achieving independence)Edit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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