Ministry of Justice (Republic of China)

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Ministry of Justice

法務部
Fǎwùbù
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Agency overview
Formed 1 July 1980[1]
Preceding Agency Ministry of Judicial administration
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Taipei City
Ministers responsible Luo Ying-shay, Minister
Chen Ming-tang, Deputy Minister
Wu Chen-huan, Deputy Minister[2]
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Child agency Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau
Website www.moj.gov.tw

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of China (MOJ; Chinese: 中華民國法務部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Fǎwùbù) is a ministerial level governmental body of the Republic of China responsible for carrying out various judicial functions in Taiwan.

History[edit]

The Ministry of Justice was established in 1912 upon the establishment of the Republic of China. After the Chinese reunification in 1928, the Judicial Yuan was inaugurated and the ministry was renamed the Ministry of Judicial Administration and being placed under the yuan. In 1943, the ministry was shifted from Judicial Yuan to Executive Yuan. On 1 July 1980, the ministry was renamed again as Ministry of Justice.[1]

Organizational structure[edit]

The Ministry of Justice has the following branches:

Departments[edit]

  • Legal System
  • Legal Affairs
  • Prosecutorial Affairs
  • International and Cross-Strait Legal Affairs
  • Prevention, Rehabilitation and Protection
  • Government Employee Ethics[3]

Business Affairs[edit]

  • Legal Affairs
  • Procuratorial Administration
  • Correctional Operations
  • Judicial Protection
  • Operations on Government Employee Ethics
  • Information Management
  • Investigation Work
  • Cultivation of Personnel[4]

List of Ministers[edit]

Luo Ying-shay, the incumbent ROC Minister of Justice

Transportation[edit]

The MOJ building is accessible by walking distance North of Xiaonanmen Station of the Taipei Metro on the Green Line.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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