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The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland is one of the ministries of Poland.

Ministry of Justice
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HeadquartersAl. Ujazdowskie 11, Warsaw
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Parent agencyCouncil of Ministers
Websitewww.ms.gov.pl
The seat of the Ministry of Justice at 11 Al. Ujazdowskie, opposite the Sejm in central Warsaw

From 1956-1957, Zofia Wasilkowska was the first female to serve as a Minister of Justice in Poland's history.[1]

Each Minister of Justice between 1990 and 2010 was also Public Prosecutor General.

List of ministersEdit

Ministers of Justice (1989-present)Edit

Portrait Name Party Term of Office Prime Minister (cabinet)
Aleksander Bentkowski United People's Party/Polish People's Party 12 September 1989 12 January 1991 Tadeusz Mazowiecki

(Mazowiecki)

  Wiesław Chrzanowski Christian National Union 12 January 1991 25 November 1991 Jan Krzysztof Bielecki

(Bielecki)

Andrzej Marcinkowski (acting) Nonpartisan 25 November 1991 5 December 1991 Jan Krzysztof Bielecki

(Bielecki)

Zbigniew Dyka Christian National Union 23 December 1991 17 March 1993 Jan Olszewski

(Olszewski) ,

Hanna Suchocka

(Suchocka)

Jan Piątkowski Christian National Union 17 March 1993 26 October 1993 Hanna Suchocka

(Suchocka)

  Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz SdRP 26 March 1993 6 March 1995 Waldemar Pawlak

(Pawlak II)

Jerzy Jaskiernia SdRP 6 March 1995 7 February 1996 Józef Oleksy

(Oleksy)

Leszek Kubicki Nonpartisan 7 February 1996 31 October 1997 Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz

(Cimoszewicz)

  Hanna Suchocka Freedom Union 31 October 1997 8 June 2000 Jerzy Buzek

(Buzek)

  Jerzy Buzek (acting) Solidarity Electoral Action 8 June 2000 12 June 2000 Jerzy Buzek

(Buzek)

  Lech Kaczyński Law and Justice 12 June 2000 4 July 2001 Jerzy Buzek

(Buzek)

  Stanisław Iwanicki Solidarity Electoral Action 4 July 2001 19 October 2001 Jerzy Buzek

(Buzek)

  Barbara Piwnik Nonpartisan 19 October 2001 6 July 2002 Leszek Miller

(Miller)

Grzegorz Kurczuk Democratic Left Alliance 6 July 2002 2 May 2004 Leszek Miller

(Miller)

Marek Sadowski Nonpartisan 2 May 2004 6 September 2004 Marek Belka

(Belka I)

Andrzej Kalwas Nonpartisan 6 September 2004 31 October 2005 Marek Belka

(Belka II)

  Zbigniew Ziobro Law and Justice 31 October 2005 7 September 2007 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz

(Marcinkiewicz) , Jarosław Kaczyński (Kaczyński)

  Jarosław Kaczyński (acting) Law and Justice 7 September 2007 11 September 2007 Jarosław Kaczyński

(Kaczyński)

  Zbigniew Ziobro Law and Justice 11 September 2007 16 November 2007 Jarosław Kaczyński

(Kaczyński)

  Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski Nonpartisan 16 November 2007 21 January 2009 Donald Tusk

(Tusk I)

  Andrzej Czuma Civic Platform 21 January 2009 13 October 2009 Donald Tusk

(Tusk I)

  Krzysztof Kwiatkowski Civic Platform 13 October 2009 18 November 2011 Donald Tusk

(Tusk I)

  Jarosław Gowin Civic Platform 18 November 2011 29 April 2013 Donald Tusk

(Tusk II)

  Marek Biernacki Civic Platform 29 April 2013 22 September 2014 Donald Tusk

(Tusk II)

  Cezary Grabarczyk Civic Platform 22 September 2014 30 April 2015 Ewa Kopacz

(Kopacz)

  Ewa Kopacz (acting) Civic Platform 30 April 2015 4 May 2015 Ewa Kopacz

(Kopacz)

  Borys Budka Civic Platform 4 May 2015 16 November 2015 Ewa Kopacz

(Kopacz)

  Zbigniew Ziobro United Poland 16 November 2015 present Beata Szydło

(Szydło) ,

Mateusz Morawiecki

(Morawiecki)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kimble, Sara L.; Röwekamp, Marion (2016-07-01). New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History. Routledge. ISBN 9781317577157.

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