The institutions we serve cannot succeed individually as the justice chain can only succeed as a whole: Minister Busingye

The institutions we serve cannot succeed individually as the justice chain can only succeed as a whole: Minister Busingye

The Ministry of Justice organised a high level workshop for the Justice Sector Top Leaders from Monday the 22nd to... read more
Minister of Justice and Attorney General participated in the fourth African Correctional Services Association (ACSA) conference held in Kigali

Minister of Justice and Attorney General participated in the fourth African Correctional Services Association (ACSA) conference held in Kigali

The fourth African Correctional Services Association (ACSA) Biennial conference is taking place in Kigali Convention... read more
Prevent litigations that may result from mismanagement of abandoned properties – Busingye Johnston

Prevent litigations that may result from mismanagement of abandoned properties – Busingye Johnston

On 11th May, 2017, the Ministry of Justice organized a coordination meeting with abandoned property Management... read more
Study tour for Senior Police officers from African Countries at the Ministry of Justice

Study tour for Senior Police officers from African Countries at the Ministry of Justice

On this Monday the 8th May 2017 Senior Police Officers from different countries in Africa who are pursuing Senior... read more
 

MISSION AND FUNCTIONS 

 

The general mission of the Ministry of Justice/Office of the Attorney General is to organize and to oversee the promotion of the rule of law, law enforcement and justice for all. Specifically, the Ministry of Justice/Office of the Attorney General is responsible for:  Read More

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CATEGORIES OF NOTARIES 

 Notaries shall be classified into the following categories:

  1. a civil servant in charge of the office of notary in the Ministry;
  2. the Ambassador or the First Secretary of Embassy in the absence of the Ambassador;
  3.  an officer in charge of the office of notary in the Government Service in charge of investment promotion;
  4.  a District officer in charge of legal affairs;
  5. a District officer at the Sector level in charge of complaints from the Public;
  6.  the following officers in charge of land -related matters:

a)   Registrar of Land Titles;

b)   Deputy Registrar of Land Titles and an officer in charge of land registration and legal affairs within the land registration area in the absence of the Deputy Registrar;

c)    Head of the land office at the District level;

d)   Officer in charge of land at the Sector level;

7.   any other private person authorized by the Minister              Read More

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The ministry has a well-equipped Documentation Centre which includes laws Books and all legal texts published in the official Gazette of the Government of Rwanda.

The documentation Centre is open to the public: Students, researchers and workers on presentation of a student’s card, identity card or a work permit.


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Monday to Thursday:
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From 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

 

Friday:
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From 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

 

Library catalogue:
1) Books:          www.scribnet.org/library
2) Legal texts:  www.scribnet.org/library/jo

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Gacaca Courts originate from the traditional system of conflict resolution called GACACA. The system dealt mainly with civil and social conflicts between members of the community. It referred to a physical green space where people used to meet. Read more