Ministry of Justice (Vietnam)

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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Justice
Bộ Tư pháp
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Vietnam
HeadquartersHa Noi
Minister responsible

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ, Vietnamese: Bộ Tư pháp) is the government ministry in Vietnam responsible for state administration on development and implementation of laws and regulations, post-review of legal normative documents, control of administrative procedures, and legal dissemination and education. It also governs the execution of civil and administrative judgments, judicial-administrative activities, judicial affairs support, state compensation and execution of judgments and other justice works nationwide; in addition to the implementation of laws and regulations on handling of administrative violations.

Ministerial units[edit]

  • Department of General Affairs on Legislative Development
  • Department of Economic and Civil Legislation
  • Department of Criminal and Administrative Legislation
  • Department of International Law
  • Department of Legal Dissemination and Education
  • Department of Planning and Finance
  • Department of International Cooperation
  • Department of Organisation and Personnel
  • Ministry's Inspectorate
  • Ministry's Office
  • General Bureau of Civil Execution
  • Bureau of Legal Normative Documents Post-Review
  • Bureau of Administrative Procedure Control
  • Bureau of Civil Status, Nationality, Authentication
  • Bureau of Child Adoption
  • Bureau of Legal Aid
  • Bureau of National Registry of Secured Transactions
  • Bureau of State Compensation
  • Bureau of Judicial Affairs Support
  • Bureau of Information Technology

Administrative units[edit]

  • Institute of Legal Science
  • Academy of Justice
  • Hanoi University of Law
  • Judicial Publishing House
  • Vietnam Law Newspaper
  • Democracy and Law Journal

List of ministers[edit]

Name Start Year End Year Time on duty Position
1st Vu Trong Khanh 1945 1946 0 years, 181 days Attorney General Provisional Government
2nd Vu Dinh Hoe 1946 1959 13 years, 86 days In 1959, the Ministry of Justice temporarily dissolved under the decision of the 10th Session of the National Assembly.
3rd Tran Cong Tuong 1972 1978 6 years, 118 days Chairman of the Legislative Council of the Council of Ministers
4th Nguyen Ngoc Minh 1978 1980 1 year, 363 days Chairman of the Legislative Council of the Council of Ministers
5th Tran Quang Huy 1980 1981 1 year, 153 days The Minister, Chairman of the Legislation Committee of the Government.
6th Phan Hien 1981 1992 10 years, 286 days Minister of Justice re-established
7th Nguyen Dinh Loc 1992 2002 10 years, 119 days Attorney General
8th U Chu Chu Luu 2002 2007 4 years, 345 days Attorney General
9th Ha Hung Cuong 2007 2016 8 years, 260 days Attorney General
10th Le Thanh Long 2016 present 2 years, 76 days Attorney General

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