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Department for Drafting Anti-Corruption and Penitentiary Policies

Head of Department for Drafting Anti-Corruption and Penitentiary Policies Karen Hakobyan

The Department for Drafting Anti-Corruption and Penitentiary Policies is a structural subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia. The Department comprises the following 2 divisions:

1.    Division for State Registration of Legal Entities, Registration of Civil Status Acts and Legislative Assurance of Notary System;

2.   Division for Compulsory Enforcement of Judicial Acts and Legislative Assurance of Penitentiary Systems.

 

The Department for Drafting Anti-Corruption and Penitentiary Policies carries out the following functions:

1.    studies the international experience in the state registration of legal entities, registration of civil status acts, the notary system and the system for compulsory enforcement of judicial acts and penitentiaries (hereinafter referred to as "the co-ordinated sectors");

2.   presents proposals, develops relevant concept papers, strategy papers and drafts of legal acts in order to improve the legislation regulating co-ordinated sectors;

3.   draws up documents attached to draft legal acts developed by the Department (reasoning, statements of information, summaries, etc.), as well as reaches agreements on the drafts with interested bodies;

4.   organises public discussions on the draft legal acts developed by the Department;

5.   provides non-official clarifications on legislative acts in co-ordinated sectors, as well as develops the texts of official clarifications of the specified legislative acts;

6.   provides answers to written recommendations and applications of citizens and legal entities on co-ordinated sectors;

7.   co-ordinates, as assigned thereto, the ensuring of accountability for the implementation of activities reserved for the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia through respective state programmes and strategy papers;

8.   co-ordinates the implementation of the Twinning, TAIEX, SIGMA and "Budget Support" projects, as well as the technical assistance programmes arising from the "Budget Support" project relating to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia through the assistance of the European Union;

9.   co-ordinates the implementation of the "Support to Access to Justice in Armenia" Joint Programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe.

STATUTE of the Department for Drafting OF Anti-Corruption and Penitentiary Policies of the Ministry of Justice

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