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Ministry of Justice [English][Arabic].
The activities of the Ministry of Justice are regulated by a Decree issued on 7/1/1979. According to this Decree, the Ministry is responsible for: organizing the necessary means for resolving disputes brought to all sorts of courts; hearing crimes according to provisions of the law; undertaking public suit cases by the public prosecution on behalf of society with regard to felonies and misdemeanor in terms of investigation, action and contention according to provisions of the law. The Ministry is also entrusted with supervising prisons, providing technical experience to justice and other state agencies. The Ministry strives to enhance legal and judicial cooperation with Arab, Muslim and foreign countries. The Minister of Justice is Mr. Rashed Al-Hammad.