The Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice maintains and develops legal order and legal protection and oversees the structures of democracy and the fundamental rights of citizens. The Ministry is responsible for the drafting of the most important laws, the functioning of the judicial system and the enforcement of sentences. Judicial power is exercised by the independent courts. The Minister of Justice has the political responsibility for the activities on the administrative sector. 

As a part of the Government, the Ministry of Justice lays down guidelines for legal policy, develops statute policy and directs its administrative sector. 

The aim of the Ministry of Justice is an open, active and safe society where people can be confident that their rights will be respected.