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Organisation and Responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice

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Fact sheet about the organisation and responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice.


The Ministry of Justice is responsible for the police service, the judiciary, the prosecution authorities, the prison and probation service, the National Council for Crime Prevention. The Ministry also handles matters relating to migration and asylum policy and civil crisis preparedness. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for legislation concerning the constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law.