The Legal Aid Week  officially launched on 25 March 2017

The Legal Aid Week officially launched on 25 March 2017

The Ministry of Justice in collaboration with other Justice Sector Institutions, Ministry of Local Government and Legal... read more
The 6th Justice, Reconciliation Law and Order Sector Peer Review Retreat underway

The 6th Justice, Reconciliation Law and Order Sector Peer Review Retreat underway

The Annual Justice, Reconciliation Law and Order Sector (JRLOS) Peer Review Retreat kicked off this Thursday the 23rd... read more
"Rwanda: An African Exemplary Country in the delivery of the Justice Service" Minister Mamadou I. Konate

"Rwanda: An African Exemplary Country in the delivery of the Justice Service" Minister Mamadou I. Konate

  From March 5th to March 9th 2017, Malian Minister of Justice and Human Rights Me Mamadou Ismaila Konate visited... read more
MINISTER OF JUSTICE /ATTORNEY GENERAL’S STATEMENT TO THANK HIS MALIAN COUNTERPART FOR THE STUDY VISIT IN RWANDA

MINISTER OF JUSTICE /ATTORNEY GENERAL’S STATEMENT TO THANK HIS MALIAN COUNTERPART FOR THE STUDY VISIT IN RWANDA

The Malian Minister of Justice and Human Rights carried out a study visit in Rwanda where he visited various Justice... 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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Notary Services

 

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

Public Library

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.


Working Hours

 

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

 

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

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Ministry of Justice

Toll Free:  3936

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PO.Box: 160 Kigali-Rwanda

Email: mjust@minijust.gov.rw

Website: www.minijust.gov.rw

 

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