Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China

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Ministry of Justice
of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国司法部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Sīfǎbù
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Agency overview
Formed September, 1954
Type Government ministry (Cabinet-level)
Jurisdiction China Mainland China
Headquarters Beijing
Agency executive
Parent agency State Council
Child agency
Website http://www.moj.gov.cn/
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Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China (MOJ) is a government ministry under the State Council of China which is responsible for legal affairs. The range of responsibilities include judicial process, drafting legislation, developing legal framework, participating in national and international treaties, prosecution and sentencing.[1]

The ministry also ensure in the maintenance and improvement of China's system of law and justice and its national security.[1]

Administration[edit]

The executive head of the ministry is the Minister of Justice. This position is equivalent to Attorney General in other countries.

Organizational structure[edit]

Components
Legal Aid Center of the Ministry of Justice
Crime Prevention Institute of the Ministry of Justice
Judicial Research Institute of the Ministry of Justice
Institute of Forensic Science of the Ministry of Justice
Central College for Judicial Officers
Institute of Judicial Administration
Publishing House of Legal Daily
Publishing House of Law
All China Lawyers' Association
China Public Notary Association
MOJ Bureau of Prison Administration (zh)
All China People's Mediators' Association
China Legal Aid Foundation
International Legal Cooperation Center

Agencies[edit]

The MOJ Bureau of Prison Administration (zh) (司法部监狱管理局) operates national prisons in China. As of 2015 Liu Zhenyu (刘振宇) is the head of the department.[2]

List of Justice Ministers[edit]

Name Took office Left office
1 Shi Liang October 1949 April 1959
post abolished
2 Wei Wenbo September 1979 May 1982
3 Liu Fuzhi May 1982 March 1983
4 Zou Yu March 1983 March 1988
5 Cai Cheng March 1988 March 1993
6 Xiao Yang March 1993 March 1998
7 Gao Changli March 1998 November 2000
8 Zhang Fusen December 2000 July 2005
9 Wu Aiying July 2005 February 2017
10 Zhang Jun February 2017 March 2018
11 Fu Zhenghua March 2018 Incuembent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-04-16. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  2. ^ Home page. Bureau of Prison Administration. Retrieved on May 17, 2015. "局 长:刘振宇"

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