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Artak Asatryan

First deputy minister

Date and place of birth 

5 July 1982 Yerevan

Work experience 

 From 4 April 2019- First Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia

From 13 June 2016-  4 April 2019 Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia

18 May 2011 - 13 June 2016 Head of the Department of State and Legal Affairs of the Staff of the Government of the Republic of Armenia 

14 October 2010 - 17 May 2011 Acting Head of the Department for Relations with the European Court of Human Rights of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia

17 November 2008 - 17 May 2011 Head of the Division for Civil and Economic Cases of the Department for Relations with the European Court of Human Rights of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia

2 June 2008 -17 November 2008 Legal Advisor to the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia

7 January 2008 - 2 June 2008 Senior Assistant to the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia for Legal Affairs

2 July 2007 - 7 January 2008 Assistant to the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia for Legal Affairs

2010 - 2015 Lecturer at the "Law Institute of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia" SNCO

2004-2009 Law Lecturer at the Chair of Philosophy and Sociology at the State Engineering University of Armenia

2004 -2009 Head of the Department of Training and Qualification Improvement for State Servants of the Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia, Lecturer

From 2012 Member of the Chamber of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia

Education 

2009 Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (Boston. USA)

2004-2007 Researcher of Doctoral Studies (Candidate of Legal Studies) at the Chair of Law of the Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia,

2002-2004 Master of Arts in Law, Faculty of Law of the Yerevan State University

1998-2002 Bachelor of Arts in Law, Faculty of Law of the Yerevan State University

Other information 

Languages: Russian, English

Married

(1)    First Deputy Minister Artak Asatryan co-ordinates the activities of the Ministry in the following fields assigned to him for implementation of the policy reserved to the Ministry:

(a)    ensuring of improvement of the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, except for the sectors reserved to other Deputies of the Minister;

(b)    elaboration of draft legal acts and organisation of their circulation, except for the sectors reserved to other Deputies of the Minister;

(c)    preparation, within the scope of competence of the Ministry, as an enforcing authority, of draft official clarifications of legal acts, except for the sectors reserved to other Deputies of the Minister;

(d)    ensuring of legal expert examination of legal acts (draft legal acts);

(e)    ensuring of publication, promulgation and incorporation of legal acts;

(f)     ensuring of record-keeping, systematisation and retention of official copies of legal acts as prescribed by law;

(g)    ensuring of development of a policy in the notarial sector;

(h)    ensuring of activities of the inter-agency commission on citizenship;

(i)     development of a policy in the sector of bankruptcy and ensuring of liaison with the Self-Regulatory Organisation of Bankruptcy Administrators;

(j)     ensuring of development of a policy on compulsory enforcement of judicial acts;

(k)    development of a policy on mediation and ensuring of liaison with the Self-Regulatory Organisation of Mediators;

(l)     ensuring of development and implementation of a policy for the field of the practice of the profession of advocates;

(m)   ensuring of development and implementation of a policy on minors in the justice sector;

(n)    ensuring of enhancement of professional qualification of specialists of the bodies established by laws within the system of the Ministry of Justice;

(o)    ensuring of development and implementation of a policy on forensic expert examinations, organisation of expert examinations and scientific and methodical works.

(2)    First Deputy Minister A. Asatryan co-ordinates the relevant activities in the fields assigned to him through the Department of Legal Support, the Agency for Expert Examination of Legal Acts of the Ministry, as well as the "Official Bulletin" Closed Joint-Stock Company, the "Centre for Legislation Development and Legal Research" Foundation, the "Legal Education and Rehabilitation Programmes Implementation Centre" State Non-Commercial Organisation and the "Expertise Centre of the Republic of Armenia" State Non-Commercial Organisation operating within the system of the Ministry.

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