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POGAR > Resources > Morocco > Government Institutions - Ministries (Judiciary)

Ministry of Justice [English][Arabic][French].
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for: qualifying the judges, revising legal criminal procedures, establishing a family judicial system, establishing courts that handle business cases, consolidating the foundations of a state based on law and institutions, updating legislation, consolidating the independence of the judiciary and activating bilateral and international judicial cooperation. According to Article No. 385.98.2 of 1998 which define the jurisdiction and organization of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry includes several departments. One such department is the Department of Criminal Affairs and Pardon. This Department is responsible for activating and supervising the work of public prosecution with regard to the Criminal code; revives public action before the special court of justice; tracking economic and financial crimes and monitoring the crime phenomenon. The Minister of Justice is Mohammad El-Tayeb Al-Nasseri.