ABOUT THE MINISTER
Brief Introduction of General Department of Government Cases
Lawsuit on cases related to government offices, mixed organizations and government Enterprises regarding movable and immovable issues, used be conducted by the subject organizations and enterprises before 1964. In 1964, based on the decision of the government at that time, General Department of Government Cases was established in the framework of Ministry of Justice aimed a single structure for civil and government properties lawsuit. Therefore, government cases law containing working procedures of the mentioned Department codified and enforced in Eight Chapters and Thirty Eight Articles.
General Department of Government Cases has been one of the key Departments of Ministry of Justice established to take lawsuits related to movable and immovable properties of the government in front of the courts and also to defend legal interests of the government in the structure of Ministry of Justice, and it has secondary units in 34 provinces of the country as well.
General Department of Government Cases has close professional relation with all other Departments of MoJ, especially, central and Kabul province Huqooq and Legislative Departments, and in case of any complaints by individuals and government administrations regarding seizure of government properties with government institutions, General Department of Government Cases in case of need asks for necessary documents from mentioned institutions, so that based on that legally and religiously defends from properties and interests of the government in the courts. General Department of Government Cases has work relations with Municipality Departments in the provinces, Afghanistan’s Independent Land Authority, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Kabul Governor’s Office, Survey and Cadaster General Directorate and other Independent Departments and Ministries based on the verdict of articles 7, 6 and 9 of Government Cases Law and according to the article 16 of Government Cases Law and has the obligations to defend from the legal interests and government properties.
Main objectives of General Department of Government Cases:
According to the verdict of article 2 of Government Cases Law
General Department of Government Cases’ Work Perseverance!
General Department of Government Cases’ daily performance guideline and process
Receiving files and correspondences:
General Department of Government Cases’ Administrative Office has been the most important part of GDGC’s departments which holds the responsibilities of integrating and recording of all files and correspondences sent or received through this Department and after consideration by the Director, this department sends them to the related departments and professional members.
Protection and Defending Public Rights
The General Directorate of Government Cases has three committees and are as following:
1) The above mentioned triplet committees are obliged to accurately review the collected papers in the files, lawsuit, lawsuit disposal and objection within 15 days in accordance with article 24 of Civil Procedure Code and after ensuring about the scrutiny, reviewing and collection of relevant documents and legal proceedings, the assigned prosecutor gives his ideas and signs about its legality. If after studying and reviewing the attained information was not sufficient, the assigned prosecutor is legally obliged for the completion and collection of information. After being ensured about the completion of information and review, the assigned prosecutor gets the signature of the committee and the relevant director, and submits it to the relevant authorities (three-tiered courts and offices).
Lawsuit in Government Offices
Participation in Joint and Specific Committees:
Participation and sharing the idea of the director of government cases department, or one of the professional member of the two committees of general directorate of government cases as head or member of the delegations in meetings and commissions on behalf of MoJ after issuance of the President’s Office verdict and instruction of MoJ.
Receiving Information about Property and Government Goods
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