Scottish Government Justice and Communities Directorates

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The Scottish Government Justice and Communities Directorates were a group of Directorates within the Scottish Government.[1] The Cabinet Secretary for Justice is Kenny MacAskill, and he has responsibility for criminal justice, police, fire and rescue, courts and civil law in Scotland. Kenny MacAskill is supporte, Minister for Community Safety.

From 1999—2007 the Directorates were known as the Scottish Executive Justice Department (SEJD). In December 2010 these functions were transferred to the Governance and Communities Directorates and the Learning and Justice Directorates.



It is responsible for the following Executive agencies:

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  1. ^ "Scottish Executive Senior Management Structure" (PDF). Scottish Government. June 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2014.