Ministry of Justice (Afghanistan)

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Ministry of Justice
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Afghanistan
Headquarters Pashtunistan Watt Kabul, Afghanistan
Minister responsible
  • Abdul Baseer Anwar
Website http://moj.gov.af/en
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Introduction

Current and past governments of Afghanistan have included a Minister of Justice in the Afghan cabinet.[1]

The Ministry of Justice of Afghanistan assumes responsibilities such as drafting and reviewing laws and decrees of the president, raising public awareness of legal topics, managing affairs relating to legal aid, and printing and disseminating legislative documents.[2] In 1967, the Ministry of Justice was combined with the Attorney General's Office. By 1977, the Ministry of Justice took over the functions of the Chief Justice.[3]

List of ministers[2]

Ministers of Justice During the Amir Amanullah Khan Period (1919-1926)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Mohammad Sarwar Khan “Barakzai” [4] 1882-1919 Amanullah Khan 1st Minister of Justice
Sardar Hayatullah Khan[5] 1919-1926 Amanullah Khan

Ministers of Justice During the Mohammed Nadir Shah Period (1929-1933)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Fazl Omar Mujadidi 1929-1933 Mohammed Nadir Shah
Fazl Ahmad Mujadidi 1929-1933 Mohammed Nadir Shah Deputy Minister of Justice

Ministers of Justice During the Mohammad Zahir Shah Period (1933-1973)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Fazl Omar Mujadidi[5] 1933-1946 Mohammad Hashim Khan
Ata Muhammad Hussein[3][6] 1946-1958 Shah Mahmud Khan
Sayed Abdullah Khan[7] 1958-1963 Mohammed Daoud Khan
Sayyid Shamsuddin Majrooh[8] 1963-1965 Mohammad Yusuf
Abdul Hakim Tabibi[citation needed] 1965-1966 Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Mohammad Haider Khan[3] 1966-1967 Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Mohammad Ihsan Tarakai 1967 Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal
Mohammad Asghar[9] 1967-1969 Abdullah Yaqta
Abdul Satar Sirat[3] 1969-1971 Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi
Mohammad Anwar Arghandiwaal[3] 1971-1973 Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi

Ministers of Justice for Mohammed Daoud Khan's Presidential Palace (1973-1978)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Abdul Majid[10] 1973-1977 Mohammed Daoud Khan Prime Minister post abolished
Wafiullah Samiee[11] 1977-1978 Mohammed Daoud Khan Prime Minister post abolished

Ministers of Justice From 1978-1992 (Years involving a coup)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Abdul Hakim Sharaiee Jawzjani 1978-1979 Nur Muhammad Taraki
Abdul Rashid Aryan[12][13][14] 1979-1981 Babrak Karmal
Abdul Wahab Safi[15] 1981-1983 Sultan Ali Keshtmand
Muhammad Bashir Baghlani[16] 1983-1990 Mohammad Hasan Sharq
Ghulam Muhyiuddin 1990-1992 Fazal Haq Khaliqyar

Ministers of Justice During the Mujahideen Era

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Jalaluddin Haqqani 1992-1996 Mujahideen
Mehrajuddin Kharoti 1992-1996 Mujahideen

Minister of Justice During the Taliban (1996-2001)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Nooruddin Turabi[17] 1996-2001 Mullah Omar

Minister of Justice During the Transitional Period (2001-2004)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Abbas Karimi December 2001 - December 2004 Hamid Karzai

Ministers of Justice for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (2004-present)

Name Term Appointed by Notes
Sarwar Danish December 2004 - January 2010 Hamid Karzai
Habibullah Ghaleb[18] January 2010 – 2013 Hamid Karzai
  • Previously Chairman of the Legal Consultative Board to the President of Afghanistan
Syed Yousuf Haleem 2014-2015 Hamid Karzai
Abdul Baseer Anwar[19] 2015-present Ashraf Ghani

See also

External links

  • Official Website Ministry of Justice

References

  1. ^ Thomas H. Johnson (February 2006). "The Prospects for Post-Conflict Afghanistan: A Call of the Sirens to the Country's Troubled Past". V (2). Strategic Insights. Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
  2. ^ a b "The history of the Ministry of Justice - Ministry of Justice". moj.gov.af. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  3. ^ a b c d e Adamec, Ludwig W. (2012). Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810878150.
  4. ^ "Department of Huquq - Ministry of Justice". moj.gov.af. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  5. ^ a b Adamec, Ludwig W. (1975). Historical and Political Who's who of Afghanistan. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt. ISBN 9783201009218.
  6. ^ Cang, Joel (1948). United Nations Who's who in Government and Industry. Allied Publications.
  7. ^ Farahi, Abdul Ghaffar (2005). Afghanistan during democracy and republic, 1963-1978. Area Study Centre (Russia, China & Central Asia), University of Peshawar.
  8. ^ Emadi, H. (2010-10-18). Dynamics of Political Development in Afghanistan: The British, Russian, and American Invasions. Springer. ISBN 9780230112001.
  9. ^ Clements, Frank; Adamec, Ludwig W. (2003). Conflict in Afghanistan: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 9781851094028.
  10. ^ Arnold, Anthony (1985). Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion in Perspective. Hoover Press. ISBN 9780817982133.
  11. ^ Translations on Near East and North Africa. Joint Publications Research Service. 1977.
  12. ^ Hyman, Anthony (2016-07-27). Afghanistan under Soviet Domination, 1964–91. Springer. ISBN 9781349219483.
  13. ^ Central Asia. Area Study Centre (Central Asia), University of Peshawar. 1981.
  14. ^ Yunas, S. Fida. Afghanistan: Hafizullah Amin.
  15. ^ Klass, Rosanne (1990-11-01). Afghanistan, the great game revisited. Freedom House. ISBN 9780932088581.
  16. ^ Asian Recorder. K. K. Thomas at Recorder Press. 1983.
  17. ^ Tomsen, Peter (2013-12-10). The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers. PublicAffairs. ISBN 9781610394123.
  18. ^ Press, C. Q. (2013-05-10). Worldwide Government Directory with Intergovernmental Organizations 2013. CQ Press. ISBN 9781452299372.
  19. ^ "Biography of Dr. Abdul Baseer Anwar, Minister of Justice Of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Ministry of Justice". moj.gov.af. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
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