Ministry of Justice (Poland)

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Ministry of Justice
Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości
Polish Governmental and Diplomatic Plaque.png
Official governmental wall plaque
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Ministerial logotype
Agency overview
Headquarters Al. Ujazdowskie 11, Warsaw
Agency executive Marek Biernacki, Minister of Justice
Parent agency Council of Ministers
Website www.ms.gov.pl
The seat of the Ministry of Justice at 11 Al. Ujazdowskie, opposite the Sejm in central Warsaw
Main entrance to the ministry

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland is one of the ministries of Poland. Each Minister of Justice between 1990 and 2010 was also Public Prosecutor General.

List of ministers[edit]

Ministers of Justice (1989-present)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Aleksander Bentkowski September 12, 1989 - December 14, 1990 United People's Party/Polish People's Party Tadeusz Mazowiecki
2 Wiesław Chrzanowski January 12, 1991 - November 25, 1991 Christian National Union Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
Andrzej Marcinkowski (acting) November 25, 1991 - December 5, 1991 None Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
3 Zbigniew Dyka December 23, 1991 - March 17, 1993 Christian National Union Jan Olszewski, Waldemar Pawlak, Hanna Suchocka
4 Jan Piątkowski March 17, 1993 - October 26, 1993 Christian National Union Hanna Suchocka
5 Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz October 26, 1993 - March 6, 1995 Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland Waldemar Pawlak
6 Jerzy Jaskiernia March 7, 1995 - February 7, 1996 Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland Józef Oleksy
7 Leszek Kubicki February 15, 1996 - October 31, 1997 None Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
8 Hanna Suchocka October 31, 1997 - June 8, 2000 Freedom Union Jerzy Buzek
Jerzy Buzek (acting) June 8, 2000 - June 12, 2000 Solidarity Electoral Action Jerzy Buzek
9 Lech Kaczyński June 12, 2000 - July 4, 2001 Law and Justice Jerzy Buzek
10 Stanisław Iwanicki July 4, 2001 - October 19, 2001 Solidarity Electoral Action Jerzy Buzek
11 Barbara Piwnik October 19, 2001 - July 6, 2002 None Leszek Miller
12 Grzegorz Kurczuk July 6, 2002 - May 2, 2004 Democratic Left Alliance Leszek Miller
13 Marek Sadowski May 2, 2004 - September 6, 2004 None Marek Belka
14 Andrzej Kalwas September 6, 2004 - October 31, 2005 None Marek Belka
15 Zbigniew Ziobro October 31, 2005 - September 7, 2007 Law and Justice Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Jarosław Kaczyński
Jarosław Kaczyński (acting) September 7, 2007 - September 11, 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
16 Zbigniew Ziobro September 11, 2007 - November 16, 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
17 Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski November 16, 2007 - January 21, 2009 None Donald Tusk
18 Andrzej Czuma January 23, 2009 - October 13, 2009 Civic Platform Donald Tusk
19 Krzysztof Kwiatkowski October 14, 2009 – November 18, 2011 Civic Platform Donald Tusk
20 Jarosław Gowin November 18, 2011 – April 29, 2013 Civic Platform Donald Tusk
21 Marek Biernacki April 29, 2013 – present Civic Platform Donald Tusk

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