The Ministry of Justice is charged with the responsibility of facilitating the administration of justice and promoting the observance of the rule of law.
According to Government Gazette Notice No.183 of 23rd March, 2012, the Ministry of Justice is responsible for the portfolio functions and Statutory Bodies and Institutions.
The value statement for MoJ, which will shape the conduct and behaviour of staff and management, is: “As Ministry of Justice we pledge to carry out our responsibilities and duties with integrity, professionalism, sobriety, creativity and courteousness. In doing so we will endeavour to promote principles of fairness and justice for all” this value statement, MoJ will strive to ensure that the organisational character and culture is manifest in the attitude, character and behaviour of management and staff as they relate to customers for whom it is established to serve. In this regard, management will ensure that a positive work culture is inculcated and nurtured among the members of staff to ensure provision of quality services to clients.