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Ministry of the Interior and Justice (Colombia)

The Ministry of the Interior and Justice (Spanish: Ministerio del Interior y Justicia, or MIJ), was at national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia responsible for the enforcement of both law and administration of justice, equivalent to the justice and interior ministries of other countries.

Ministry of the Interior and Justice
Ministerio de Interior y Justicia
Ministry overview
Formed27 December 2002 (2002-12-27)
Preceding agencies
  • Ministry of the Interior
  • Ministry of Justice and Law
Dissolved11 August 2011 (2011-08-11)
Superseding agency
HeadquartersCarrera 9 № 14-10,
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Annual budgetCOP$452,925,000
(est. 2010)[1][2]
Child agencies
Key document


Order Minister Period
1st Fernando Londoño Hoyos 2002-2004
2nd Sabas Pretelt de la Vega 2004-2006
3rd Carlos Holguín Sardi 2006-2008
4th Fabio Valencia Cossio 2008-2010
5th Germán Vargas Lleras 2010-2011


  1. ^ "Presupuesto aprobado MIJ y del Sector 2010" [Approved budget for MIJ and its sector 2010] (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministerio de Interior y Justicia. 2010. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-03-27. Retrieved 2010-08-12.
  2. ^ Ley de Presupuesto General de la Nación 2010 (PDF), Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, 2010, pp. 73–74, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-07, retrieved 2010-08-18