Ministry of Justice (South Korea)

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Ministry of Justice
법무부
法務部
Beobmubu
Emblem of the Ministry of Justice (South Korea) (English).svg
Emblem of the Ministry of Justice
Agency overview
Formed July 17, 1948
Jurisdiction Government of South Korea
Headquarters Building #1, Gwacheon Government Complex, Jungang-dong1, Gwacheon-si, Kyunggi-do, South Korea
Ministers responsible
  • Park Sang-gi, Minister of Justice
  • Lee Keum-ro, Vice Minister
Website Official Ministry of Justice website in English

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea (abbreviated to MOJ) is a cabinet-level ministry overseeing justice affairs, headed by the Minister of Justice. It is responsible for prosecution, sentencing, immigration control, and the protection of human rights.

Its headquarters are located in Building #1 of the Gwacheon Government Complex in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province.[1][2]

Established on July 17, 1948, the Ministry of Justice is the only ministry whose name has never been changed or altered in the history of the Republic of Korea.

Agencies

References

  1. ^ "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Justice (Republic of Korea). Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Building #1, Gwacheon Government Complex, Jungang-dong1, Gwacheon-si, Kyunggi-do."
  2. ^ "Location." () Ministry of Justice (Republic of Korea). October 20, 2011. Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Building #5, Gwacheon Government Complex, Jungang-dong1, Gwacheon-si, Kyunggi-do."

External links

  • Ministry of Justice (Korean)
  • Ministry of Justice (English)
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