FUNCTIONS OF THE MINISTRY
To provide staff and administrative services which promote the effective and timely adjudication of disputes and resolution of questions of law in Court with appropriate jurisdiction.
To provide court services which ensure the effective implementation of court operational procedures, and effective enforcement of Court judgements in all court decisions.
To register, maintain and promote the provision of accurate vital statistics records and archiving of births, deaths, marriages, changes of names, etc.in the Kingdom.
FREE & FAIR ELECTION
It also provides oversight of the independent bodies which, enforce and implement free and fair elections (Electoral Commision), the Anti-Corruption Commission (which has yet to come into force) and impartial intermediaries between the public and government, i.e the Commissioner for Public Relations (Ombudsman's Office). All these bodies operate independently from Government, but for certain administrative and budgetary matters are linked to the MINISTRY OF JUSTICE.
The Ministry proper consists of the Minister of Justice and a Chief Executive Officer, Leadership and Legal Policy Division, Corporate Services Division, Office of the Registrar General, Superior Courts, Magistrate's Court, Bailiff and Probation Division.