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Statute

"I hereby ratify"
President of the Republic of Armenia
R. Kocharyan
16 December 2002

 

GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

DECISION

No 1917-N of 28 November 2002

 

ON ESTABLISHING “THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA" STATE ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTION AND APPROVING THE STATUTE AND STRUCTURE OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

Based on Article 7 of the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On state administration institutions", Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia NH-1063 of 16 March 2002, point 4 of Decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia NH-1064 of 16 March 2002, the Government of the Republic of Armenia decides to:

1.   Establish "The Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia" State Administration Institution.

2.   Approve:

(a)    the Statute of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia as per Annex No 1;

(b)    the structure of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia as per Annex No 2.

2.1.   Establish that the departments which are structural subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia may have at least seven staff positions, whereas the divisions which are structural subdivisions may have at least three staff positions.

(Point 2.1 supplemented by No 1044-N of 5 August 2010)

2.2.  Establish that a division of a separated subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia may have at least three staff positions.

(Point 2.2 supplemented by No 906-N of 28 August 2014)

3.   Assign the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia to submit a recommendation on the composition and size of property to be assigned to the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia to the Government of the Republic of Armenia within a two-month period.

 

Prime Minister
of the Republic of Armenia

A. Margaryan

 

9 December 2002

Yerevan

 

 

 

 

Annex No 1

to Decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia
No 1917-N of 28 November 2002

 

STATUTE

OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

1.   The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia (hereinafter referred to as “the Ministry”) is a republican body of executive power that shall develop and implement the policy of the Government of the Republic of Armenia in spheres reserved to its competence by law, other legal acts and this Statute.

2.   The Ministry shall be established, reorganised, and its activities shall be terminated by a decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia.

3.   The powers of the Ministry shall be defined by laws, decrees and executive orders of the President of the Republic of Armenia and decisions of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, as well as by international treaties of the Republic of Armenia.

4.   The Ministry shall carry out its activities in conformity with the legislation and other legal acts of the Republic of Armenia.

5.   The Ministry shall have a round seal, forms, a symbol and other identification means with the image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia and with the inscription of the name of the Ministry in Armenian.

6.   The Ministry shall consist of the Minister and the Staff of the Ministry. State non-commercial organisations and institutions placed under the subordination of the Ministry shall be included in the system of the Ministry.

7.   The goals and objectives of the Ministry shall be:

(a)    ensuring the improvement and coordination of the legislation of the Republic of Armenia;

(b)    ensuring the state legal expert examination and state registration of legal acts;

(c)    ensuring the official translation, publication and republication of legal acts;

(d)    ensuring the official incorporation, record keeping and classification of legal acts of legislative, departmental or local self-government bodies;

(e)    ensuring the state registration of civil status acts of the Republic of Armenia;

(f)     ensuring notary activities;

(g)    ensuring the state registration and record keeping of legal persons (with the exception of banks and credit organisations), separated subdivisions and institutions of legal persons, individual entrepreneurs, non-governmental associations and other organisations provided for by law that are established in the territory of the Republic of Armenia;

(h)    ensuring control over record keeping of non-governmental associations and other organisations provided for by law, as well as mass media, in cases and in the manner prescribed by law;

(i)     organising and implementing the qualification process for bankruptcy administrators;

(i.1)    ensuring the registration of secured rights to movable property;

(i.2)    ensuring the protection of personal data;

(j)     ensuring legal basis for the operation of international treaties and for international relations of the Republic of Armenia, participating in the legal protection of interests of the Republic of Armenia in interstate relations, as well as representing the interests of the Government of the Republic of Armenia before the European Court of Human Rights and ensuring control over the legitimacy of activities of bodies of civil status acts registration;

(k)    ensuring the implementation of competences reserved to it by the penitentiary legislation of the Republic of Armenia, as well as by the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On treatment of arrestees and detainees", ensuring control over the legitimacy of activities of the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service;

(l)     ensuring the compulsory enforcement of judicial acts of the courts of the Republic of Armenia, as well as of judgments of intermediate courts and of foreign arbitral awards, ensuring control over the legitimacy of activities of the Penitentiary Service;

(m)   ensuring forensic expert examinations, control over the legitimacy of activities of the Agency for State Register of Legal Persons;

(n)    ensuring administrative proceedings in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On fundamentals of administrative action and administrative proceedings" and other legal acts, ensuring the implementation of powers provided for by law for instituting disciplinary proceedings against judges;

(o)    ensuring the training, re-qualification, that is, improvement of the professional qualification of specialists of the system of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, ensuring the training and instruction of special servants;

(p)    ensuring the implementation of other objectives envisaged by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

(Point 7 supplemented by No 1789-N of 25 November 2004, edited by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, amended by No 920-N of 16 August 2007, edited by No 1044-N of 5 August 2010, edited, supplemented by No 428-N of 7 April 2011, No 210-N of 5 March 2015, supplemented by No 734-N of 2 July 2015)


 

II. FUNCTIONS OF THE MINISTRY

8.   With a view to implementing its goals and objectives the Ministry shall perform the following functions, as prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia:

(a)    elaboration of recommendations on the improvement of the legislation of the Republic of Armenia and draft legal acts;

(b)    record keeping, systematisation and custody of official copies of legal acts, including of treaties concluded between the Republic of Armenia and foreign persons, as prescribed by law;

(c)    control over the performance of notary or other activities implemented by notaries public, approval of directives on the performance of notary activities;

(d)    registration of the statute of the Notary Chamber;

(e)    provision of a seal with the image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia to a notary;

(f)     organisation and implementation of qualification checks of candidates for notaries public;

(g)    organisation of qualification checks of translators participating in notary activities and issuance of qualification certificates;

(h)    development and approval of the policy, methodology and directives for the state registration of civil status acts;

(h.1)   policy development and methodological guidance for the compulsory enforcement of judicial acts;

(h.2)   policy development and methodological guidance for the activities of the Penitentiary Service;

(i)     approval of directives concerning the state registration of legal persons (with the exception of banks and credit organisations) and individual entrepreneurs established in the territory of the Republic of Armenia, record keeping of separated subdivisions and institutions of legal persons, as well as mass media;

(j)     submission of recommendations on the implementation of measures in the spheres reserved to the competence of the Ministry within the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy;

(k)    approval of annual work plans for legal and professional oversight;

(l)     organisation and implementation of information policy and public relations of the Ministry;

(m)   exercise of powers in connection with international treaties, as prescribed by the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On international treaties of the Republic of Armenia” and within the scope of powers of the Ministry;

(n)    consideration of written recommendations and applications of citizens (including foreign nationals and stateless persons) and legal persons as prescribed by law, as well as implementation of measures aimed at the elimination of deficiencies in the activities of institutions and organisations within the system of the Ministry as reported in the letters of citizens;

(o)    submission of motions on the execution of judicial assignments in accordance with the requirements of legal assistance treaties concluded between the Republic of Armenia and other states;

(p)    (subpoint repealed by No 1105-N of 9 October 2014)

(q)    (subpoint repealed by No 1105-N of 9 October 2014)

(r)    introduction of relevant administrative statistical reports (questionnaires, statements of information, etc.) as prescribed by law and other legal acts, and maintenance of an administrative statistical register based on the data and information collected thereby;

(s)    control over the process of execution of court decisions binding for the Government of the Republic of Armenia;

(t)     exercise of powers of a participant (shareholder) in commercial organisations with state participation in cases and in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, as well as management of state non-commercial organisations and state institutions;

(u)    approval of directives on record keeping of mass media in the manner prescribed;

(u.1)   ensuring preparation for mobilization, planning and implementation of mobilization and civil defence measures;

(u.1)   organisation and implementation of registration of secured rights to movable property, maintenance of a register of secured rights to movable property and provision of information from the register, as well as ensuring the identification of movable property;

(u.2)        performance of functions provided for by the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On protection of personal data”;

(v)    performance of other functions provided for by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

(Point 8 supplemented by No 1789-N of 25 November 2004, amended, edited, supplemented by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, amended by No 920-N of 16 August 2007, edited by No 1044-N of 5 August 2010, edited, supplemented by No 428-N of 7 April 2011, supplemented by No 751-N of 2 June 2011, amended by No 1105-N of 9 October 2014, supplemented by No 210-N of 5 March 2015, No 734-N of 2 July 2015)

 

 

III. MANAGEMENT OF THE MINISTRY

9.   The Ministry shall be managed by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia (hereinafter referred to as “the Minister”) who is appointed to and removed from office by the President of the Republic of Armenia upon the recommendation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. The Minister shall have Deputies who are appointed to and removed from office by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia upon consultation with the Minister.

In the course of his or her activities, the Minister shall be guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, the laws of the Republic of Armenia, this Statute, other legal acts and international treaties of the Republic of Armenia.

10.   The Minister shall implement the objectives and functions reserved to the Ministry and shall be responsible for policy development and implementation, for the existing situation in the spheres under the jurisdiction of the Ministry and for ensuring the prospective development thereof.

11.  The Minister shall be accountable to the President of the Republic of Armenia, to the Government of the Republic of Armenia and to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

12.    The Minister:

(a)    shall, within the scope of his or her competences, adopt departmental legal acts and publish them as prescribed by law;

(b)    shall manage the current activities of the Ministry, shall be responsible for the implementation of the objectives and functions set for the Ministry;

(c)    shall submit recommendations to the Government of the Republic of Armenia in line with the areas of activities, goals and objectives prescribed by law, other legal acts and this Statute;

(d)    shall issue orders and give instructions within the scope of his or her competences, shall act on behalf of the Republic of Armenia or of the Ministry without a letter of attorney, and shall issue letters of attorney to act on behalf of the Republic of Armenia or of the Ministry, including letters of attorney with power of sub-delegation;

(e)    shall make appointments, as prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, to the positions of civil or other service in the Ministry and shall apply incentives and impose disciplinary sanctions on them;

(e.1)    shall grant medals, award pins of the Ministry to individuals holding discretionary and civil positions in the Ministry and having contributed to the development of the justice system, and shall approve the procedure and forms of granting them;

(f)     shall appoint to and remove from office his or her advisers, the press secretary and assistants;

(g)    shall appoint to and remove from office the notaries public, as prescribed by law;

(h)    shall define the scope of competences of structural subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry in accordance with law and this Statute;

(i)     shall define the division of labour between his or her Deputies;

(j)     shall, within the scope of his or her powers prescribed by law and this Statute, suspend or repeal the orders, directives, letters of assignment, executive orders and instructions of his or her Deputies, those of the Chief of Staff of the Ministry, heads of separated subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry, as well as those of heads of state non-commercial organisations placed under the subordination of the Ministry, which contradict the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Armenia;

(k)    shall hear and submit the annual reports on the activities of the Staff of the Ministry and annual balance sheets to the Government of the Republic of Armenia for approval, shall examine the results of the inspection of the activities thereof, shall approve the estimate of annual maintenance expenditures of the Staff of the Ministry, its performance report, as well as the results of the verification of authenticity of financial statements;

(l)     shall exercise supervision over the maintenance and alienation of state property attached to the Staff of the Ministry;

(m)   shall submit the Statute of the Ministry and the structure of the Staff to the Government of the Republic of Armenia for approval;

(n)    shall submit the number of employees of the Ministry to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia for approval;

(o)    shall grant class ranks of the Republic of Armenia as prescribed by law;

(p)    shall establish consultative bodies;

(q)    shall exercise other powers prescribed by law, other legal acts and this Statute.

(Point 12 amended by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, supplemented by No 1770-N of 15 December 2011) 

13.    In the absence of the Minister one of the Deputy Ministers shall perform the duties of the Minister upon the assignment of the latter.

14.    The Deputy Minister:

(a)    shall coordinate the activities of the system of the Ministry in the spheres, assigned to him or her, with respect to the implementation of the policy reserved to the Ministry;

(b)    shall, within the scope of his or her powers and through structural and separated subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry, coordinate the activities necessary for ensuring the policy of the Ministry in the spheres assigned to him or her, by giving instructions and assignments;

(c)    shall, in conformity with the goals and objectives of the Ministry, prescribe certain assignments and tasks for the bodies within the system of the Ministry in the spheres assigned to him or her and supervise their implementation;

(d)    shall, upon the assignment of the Minister, carry out preliminary discussions of issues to be discussed with the Minister;

(e)    shall, in the spheres assigned to him or her, coordinate the operational analysis of professional studies of the activities carried out by the bodies within the system of the Ministry, as well as of the course of activities thereof;

(f)     shall, within the scope of his or her powers, cooperate with state administration and other bodies, organisations and institutions;

(g)    shall, in the spheres assigned to him or her, coordinate the elaboration and implementation activities of relevant development programmes;

(h)    shall regularly submit information to the Minister about the existing situation in the spheres assigned to him or her;

(i)     shall, in the spheres assigned to him or her, ensure supervision over the implementation of orders and instructions of the Minister and shall inform the latter about the results;

(j)     shall submit recommendations to the Minister and the Chief of Staff with regard to issues concerning the competences thereof;

(k)    shall perform other functions upon the assignment of the Minister.

15.    The Minister shall have advisers, a press secretary and assistants.

15.1.   With a view to effective implementation of the objectives and functions set for the Ministry, a Collegium shall be established under the Minister. The Collegium under the Minister of the Republic of Armenia shall:

(1)    assist in the strategic planning of activities of the Ministry, the adoption of political decisions and the development of action plans;

(2)    contribute to the implementation, assessment of strategic plans and to the participation of civil society in those processes;

(3)    elaborate recommendations on raising the efficiency of management of the Ministry and submit them to the Government of the Republic of Armenia for approval.

(Point 15.1 supplemented by No 1513-N of 18 December 2008) 

16.   The Advisors to the Minister:

(a)    shall draw up their work plans in coordination with the Minister;

(b)    shall regularly submit to the Minister reports, necessary analytical materials on the existing situation, phenomena and occurrences in the spheres assigned to them and shall give recommendations for the solution of existing major issues;

(c)    shall organise the reception of citizens;

(d)    shall, upon the assignment of the Minister, participate in discussions of issues concerning the spheres assigned to them held in state and local self-government bodies and organisations;

(e)    may, upon the decision of the Minister, manage the activities of consultative bodies adjunct to the Minister or take part in their work;

(f)     shall, upon the assignment of the Minister, convene conferences, organise discussions on issues assigned to them;

(g)    shall carry out other assignments made by the Minister.

17.    The assistant of the Minister shall provide organisational, informational and technical assistance to the Minister.

The assistant of the Minister:

(a)    shall, in coordination with the Minister, organise the preparation of current and prospective work plans of the Minister and submit them to the Minister;

(b)    shall arrange the conferences, meetings, visits and trips of the Minister;

(c)    shall prepare informational and analytical materials for the Minister in cooperation with the employees of structural subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry;

(d)    shall develop and submit to the Minister recommendations on work plans;

(e)    shall carry out other assignments made by the Minister.

18.   The Press Secretary of the Minister:

(a)    shall present official positions of the Minister to the mass media of the Republic of Armenia and of foreign countries;

(b)    shall hold press-conferences and briefings;

(c)    shall present to the Minister recommendations and analyses on planning and implementing his or her activities and, upon coordination with the Minister, follow up their implementation;

(d)    shall organise interviews, press-conferences and meetings of the Minister with the representatives of the press and other mass media;

(e)    shall, upon the assignment of the Minister, make statements, give clarifications, and make a rebuttal;

(f)     shall carry out other assignments made by the Minister.

19.   The advisers to the Minister and the press secretary of the Minister shall, in the course of carrying out the functions and assignments prescribed by the Minister, cooperate with each other, with the Chief of Staff of the Ministry, the deputies thereof and the heads of structural subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry.

IV. STAFF OF THE MINISTRY

20.   The goal and objective of the Staff of the Ministry is to ensure the complete and effective implementation of powers reserved to the Ministry (including agencies and inspectorates functioning within its structure) by laws, other legal acts and this Statute, as well as to ensure the participation of the Ministry in civil law relations.

21.    The Staff of the Ministry is a state administration institution without the status of a legal person which, as prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, shall be put on record by the authority carrying out registration of legal persons.

22.   The Staff of the Ministry shall function in accordance with the Civil Code of the Republic of Armenia, the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On state administration institutions”, other laws and legal acts, international treaties of the Republic of Armenia and this Statute.

23.   The Staff of the Ministry may, within the scope of its competences, acquire and exercise property rights and personal non-property rights, bear responsibilities, act as a plaintiff or respondent in court on behalf of the Republic of Armenia.

24.   The Staff of the Ministry shall have a round seal, forms, a symbol and other identification means with the image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia and with the inscription of the name of the Staff of the Ministry in Armenian.

25.   The Staff of the Ministry shall have a separate balance sheet.

26.   The Staff of the Ministry may not engage in entrepreneurial activities. Only state duty may be collected for the functions performed and services delivered by the Staff of the Ministry, in the amount and in the manner prescribed by law.

27.   The Staff of the Ministry shall perform its financial operations through the treasury system. Procurement for the maintenance needs of the Staff of the Ministry, as well as procurement within the framework of budgetary programmes reserved to the authority of the Ministry, shall be carried out as prescribed by the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On procurement”.

28.   The responsibility for the obligations of the Staff of the Ministry shall rest with the Republic of Armenia.

29.   The designation of the Staff of the Ministry shall be "Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia" State Administration Institution.

30.   The Staff of the Ministry shall be located at the following address: 3 Vazgen Sargsyan street, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.

 

V. PROPERTY OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY

31.    The property of the Staff of the Ministry, which shall be reflected in its balance sheet, shall, as prescribed by law, be formed by the Government of the Republic of Armenia, as well as consist of the property (including property rights) acquired through transactions concluded by the Staff on behalf of the Republic of Armenia and assigned (attached) for the possession, disposing of and use of the Staff of the Ministry. Upon the decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia the Staff of the Ministry may be granted the right to possession of government stocks or shares.

32.   The Government of the Republic of Armenia shall have the right to take the property of the Staff of the Ministry at any time.

33.   The Staff of the Ministry shall have the right to use, dispose of and possess its property in line with the goals of its activity and with the intended purpose of the property in cases and in the manner defined by law, other legal acts and its Statute.

 

 

VI. THE STRUCTURE OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY

34.   The Staff of the Ministry shall consist of its structural subdivisions (departments, divisions, and secretariat) and separated subdivisions (agencies, inspectorates).

35.   The statutes of structural subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry shall be approved by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia.

36.   The statutes of separated subdivisions of the Staff of the Ministry shall be approved by the Government of the Republic of Armenia upon submission of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia.

37.   The separated subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry shall be a body that delivers services, performs supervisory functions and imposes sanctions provided for by law and, in separate cases, also by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

38.   A separated subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry shall also perform separate functions of the Staff of the Ministry or a part thereof and shall act on behalf of the Republic of Armenia.

39.   A separated subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry shall have the right to acquire and exercise property rights and personal non-property rights, bear responsibilities, act as a plaintiff or respondent in court on behalf of the Republic of Armenia.

40.   A separated subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry shall have a round seal, forms, a symbol and other identification means with the image of the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia and with the inscription of the name of the Staff of the Ministry and of the separated subdivision in Armenian.

 

VII. MANAGEMENT OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY

41.    The management of the Staff of the Ministry shall be carried out by the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Minister, within the scope of competences reserved to them by law and this Statute.

The Staff of the Ministry shall be headed by the Chief of Staff of the Ministry.

42.   The Government of the Republic of Armenia:

(a)    shall reorganise and terminate the activities of the Staff of the Ministry;

(b)    shall approve the statute of the Staff of the Ministry and amendments thereto;

(c)    shall determine the composition and size of the property assigned to the Staff of the Ministry;

(d)    shall approve the structure of the Staff of the Ministry;

(e)    shall exercise other powers reserved to it by the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Armenia.

43.   The Chief of Staff of the Ministry shall, within the scope of powers reserved to him or her by law, other legal acts, decisions of the Minister and this Statute, manage the current activities of the Staff of the Ministry and bear responsibility for the failure to fulfil and for improperly fulfilling the requirements of laws, other legal acts, decisions of the Government of the Republic of Armenia and of the Minister and this Statute.

44.   The Chief of Staff of the Ministry shall, as prescribed by law, bear property liability for the damage caused to the state due to his or her fault. The termination of powers of the Chief of Staff of the Ministry shall not be a ground for not fulfilling the obligation to compensate the damage caused.

45.   The Chief of Staff of the Ministry shall be obligated not to execute the decisions, executive orders, orders and directives of the founder and the Minister that contradict the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

46.   In case of absence of the Chief of Staff of the Ministry one of his or her deputies shall substitute him or her upon the order of the Minister.

47.   The Chief of Staff of the Ministry:

(a)    shall, within the scope of his or her competences and without a letter of attorney, act on behalf of the Republic of Armenia and represent its interests and shall, within the scope of his or her powers, act as a plaintiff or respondent in court, issue letters of attorney for handling a case in court and carrying out other procedural actions;

(b)    shall, as prescribed by law, other legal acts, the statute of the founder and this Statute, dispose of the state property, including financial means, attached to the institution;

(c)    shall, within the scope of his or her competences, issue letters of attorney to act on behalf of the Republic of Armenia, including letters of attorney with power of sub-delegation;

(c1)   shall ensure, within the Staff, the performance of functions in relation to the management of personnel envisaged by the civil service legislation of the Republic of Armenia and other legal acts;

(d)    shall, within the scope of his or her powers envisaged by law and this Statute, appoint to and remove from office (position) the employees of the Staff of the Ministry, shall apply incentives and impose disciplinary sanctions on them;

(e)    shall, within the scope of his or her powers envisaged by law, other legal acts and this Statute, issue orders and binding instructions;

(f)     shall submit the annual reports and annual balance sheets of the Staff of the Ministry to the Minister for approval, inter alia, shall ensure the maintenance of accounting of the Staff of the Ministry, preparation and submission of financial statements, shall submit to the Minister for approval the estimate of annual maintenance expenditures of the Staff of the Ministry, as well as its performance report, annual financial statements and annual balance sheets, shall undertake measures aimed at the elimination of financial irregularities revealed during inspections;

(g)    shall present to the Minister recommendations on the main directions of activities of the Staff of the Ministry;

(h)    shall organise the preparatory work for drawing up the draft budget of the Ministry and ensure the execution of budget expenditures;

(i)     shall organise the process of discussions and consultations in the Ministry;

(j)     shall supervise the process of carrying out the activities by the Staff of the Ministry within specified time limits;

(k)    shall submit to the Minister the orders of the Minister for signature;

(l)     shall ensure cooperation with staffs of other public bodies of the Republic of Armenia;

(m)   shall organise the office work and maintenance of the Ministry;

(n)    shall exercise other powers envisaged by law, other legal acts and this Statute including the responsibilities of the chief financial officer.

(Point 47 supplemented by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, by No 166-N of 18 February 2010)

48.   The chief financial officer of the Staff of the Ministry shall be responsible for the maintenance of accounting and timely preparation of financial, budgetary, tax, statistical and mandatory payments reports of the Staff of the Ministry.

48.1.  The chief financial officer of the Staff of the Ministry shall manage the financial and accounting services of the Staff of the Ministry, shall act in direct subordination to the Minister and shall exercise the powers vested in him or her by the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On the treasury system".

(Point 48.1 supplemented by No. 166-N of 18 February 2010) 

 

 

VIII. ACCOUNTING AND REPORTS

49.   The Staff of the Ministry shall, as prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, maintain accounting and shall submit financial, tax, customs, mandatory payments and statistical reports, estimations and declarations to relevant authorities.

50.   The authenticity of annual financial reports on the activities of the Staff of the Ministry may be subject to audit (verification) as prescribed by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.

 

IX. PREPARATION OF LISTS OF PROFESSIONAL
COMPETENCE AND PROMOTION OF JUDGES

51.    (Point repealed by No 920-N of 16 August 2007)

52.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

53.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006) 

54.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

55.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

56.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

57.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

58.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

59.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

60.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

61.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

62.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

63.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

64.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

65.   (Point repealed by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006)

66.   (Point repealed by No 920-N of 16 August 2007)

67.   (Point repealed by No 920-N of 16 August 2007)

(Chapter repealed by No 920-N of 16 August 2007)

 

X. REORGANISATION AND TERMINATION
OF ACTIVITIES OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY

68.   The procedure and terms for the reorganisation and termination of activities of the Staff of the Ministry shall be defined by law.

(Annex supplemented by No 1789-N of 25 November 2004, edited, amended, supplemented by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, amended by No 920-N of 16 August 2007, supplemented by No 1513-N of 18 December 2008, No 166-N of 18 February 2010, edited by No 1044-N of 5 August 2010, edited, supplemented by No 428-N of 7 April 2011, supplemented by No 751-N of 2 June 2011, No 1770-N of 15 December 2011, amended by No 1105-N of 9 October 2014, supplemented by No 210-N of 5 March 2015, No 734-N of 2 July 2015)  

 

Minister-Chief
of Staff of the Government
of the Republic of Armenia

M. Topuzyan

 

 

Annex No 2

to Decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia
No 1917-N of 28 November 2002

 

STRUCTURE

OF THE STAFF OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

I. Structural subdivisions

1.   Departments

Department for International Mutual Legal Assistance and Foreign Relations

Department for Relations with the European Court of Human Rights

Organisational-Legal Department

Personnel Management Department

Financial and Economic Department

Administrative Department

Department for Legislation Development and Legal Analyses

Information and Public Relations Department

Secretariat

 

2.   Divisions

First Division

Internal Audit Division

Archive Division

II. Separated subdivisions

Agency for Civil Status Acts Registration

Agency for State Register of Legal Persons

Agency for Expert Examination of Legal Acts

Penitentiary Service

Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service

Legitimacy Control Inspectorate

Agency for Registration of Secured Rights to Movable Property

Agency for Protection of Personal Data

 

(Annex supplemented by No 1789-N of 25 November 2004, edited by No 1542-N of 2 November 2006, No 920-N of 16 August 2007, amended by No 12-N of 14 January 2010, edited by No 1044-N of 5 August 2010, No 428-N of 7 April 2011, No 906-N of 28 August 2014, supplemented by No 210-N of 5 March 2015, No 734-N of 2 July 2015) 

 

Minister-Chief
of Staff of the Government
of the Republic of Armenia

M. Topuzyan


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