Notaries were urged to do their work with diligence and integrity

Notaries were urged to do their work with diligence and integrity

On Thursday the 20th April 2017, the Ministry of Justice organised a consultative meeting with Notaries at the District... read more
The main weapon that we have against Genocide ideology is “NDI UMUNYARWANDA”

The main weapon that we have against Genocide ideology is “NDI UMUNYARWANDA”

During the 23rd Commemoration week of the Genocide against Tutsi which run from April 7th till April 13th 2017, the... read more
Ndi Umunyarwanda, the real step towards restoring unity after destruction

Ndi Umunyarwanda, the real step towards restoring unity after destruction

On Wednesday the 5th April 2017, the staff of the Ministry of Justice had a lecture on Ndi Umunyarwanda. The lecture... read more
“As Rwandans we should have the conscience of resolving our own issues” Uwizeyimana Evode

“As Rwandans we should have the conscience of resolving our own issues” Uwizeyimana Evode

On Wednesday 31st March 2017, the State Minister in charge of constitution and legal affairs Uwizeyimana Evode together... read more
 

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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:
From 07:00 am to 12:00 am
From 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

 

Friday:
From 08:00 am to 12:00 am
From 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

 

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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