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POGAR > Resources > Lebanon > Government Institutions - Ministries (Anti-Corruption)

Ministry of Justice  [Arabic].
The Ministry of Justice exercises administrative supervision of courts, public prosecutions, judicial affairs and the Judicial Studies Institute. The Ministry strives to upgrade the efficiency and capabilities of its employees. It is concerned with establishing relations with national and international legal institutions, and strives to enhance exchange of opinion on different legal issues. The Ministry drafts laws and updates legislation. It aims to consolidate the independence of the judiciary and activate bilateral and international judicial operation. The judicial inspection commission assumes, under the supervision of the Minister of Justice, supervision over the following bodies: justice and administrative courts in the Ministry, Audit Bureau, notary publics, bankruptcy experts and agents, and provisional conciliation supervisors. The Minister of Justice is Mr. Ibrahim Najjar.