Duties and Responsibilities of Ministry of Justice of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Ministry of Justice

Duties and Responsibilities of Ministry of Justice of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of Justice is one of the central administrations of the government. Its main duties are responsibilities are listed categorically below:

• Preparing drafts of the laws and decrees of the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

• Expressing opinions regarding the conformity of legal and international contracts, conventions and external foreign agreements with the laws of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

• Requesting and studying views of the ministries and administrations regarding the drafts of the laws and regulations which are designed by them and completion of these laws and regulations with the help of specialists in the relevant ministries and administrations

• Providing legal advice to the ministries and government offices

• Defending from properties and benefits of the government and if necessary submit petitions against the debtors of the government

• Defending from property, job, family rights and other civil rights of the citizens based on their complaints and taking measures in order to implement the issued decisions of the courts regarding the civil rights’ disputes.

• Efforts in order to promote public rights awareness level

• Studying the statutes of the political parties and civil organizations, registration and issuance of official license to them

• Organizing affairs related to the juvenile violations from the law in the Juvenile Rehabilitation Centers

• Organizing the affairs related to the Legal Aids

Organizing and issuing official license to the advocates, real estate and petition writers

• Printing and publication of legislative documents

• Publication of registered trademarks and advertisements in the official gazette

The Ministry of Justice functions in the framework of Afghanistan Constitution, Law on Main Structure of the Government and other legislative documents. Other laws and regulations which are directly related to the context of Ministry of Justice are as follows:

Laws:

• Law on the procedures of studying law, published in official gazette no 786

• Law on Government Cases, published in official gazette no 1115

• Advocates Law, published in official gazette no 934

• Real Estate Law, published in official gazette no 1189

• Law on Communities, published in official gazette no1114

• Law on Political Parties, published in official gazette no 996

• Law on Addressing Juvenile Violations, published in official gazette no 846

• Law on Inspecting Petitions, published in official gazette no 786

• Law on publication method and enforcement of legislative documents of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, published in official gazette no 787

• Law on rights and privileges of the cadre members of the legislation affairs institute

• Law on Juvenile Correction and Rehabilitation Centers, published in official gazette 969

Regulations and Statutes:

• Regulation of organizing performances and activities of Ministry of Justice of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, published in the official gazette no 787

• Regulation on procedures of preparing and proposals of legislative documents, published in the official gazette no1081

• Regulation of organizing affairs of the juvenile correction and rehabilitation centers, published on official gazette no 974

• Regulation on procedures of establishment and registration of political parties, published in the official gazette no 1026

• Statute of legislation affairs and scientific legal research institute 924

• Regulation of Legal Aids, published in the official gazette no 950