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Department of Justice (Vic)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Victorian Government
Sub Category:State Government
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Summary Information:
The Department of Justice and its Secretary are responsible to four Ministers covering six portfolios: the Attorney-General; Minister for Police and Emergency Services, and Minister for Corrections; Minister for Consumer Affairs; Minister for Gaming; and Minister for Racing. The Department brings together Government activities concerned with reform, administration and enforcement of the law in Victoria, including: all police and prosecution functions; administration of the court system; provision of the prison system; administration of various tribunals and programs to protect citizens' rights; provision of emergency services; drafting of legislation; and provision of legal advice to Government.

Related Entries

  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement: Phase 1 - Signatory
  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement: Phase 1
  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement: Phase 3
  • Organisation
  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee
  • Indigenous Issues Unit of the Department of Justice (Vic)
  • State of Victoria
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Victorian Statewide Action Plan

  • References

    Department of Justice, Department of Human Services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Tumbukka Regional Council, Binjirru Regional Council, Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (2000) Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement

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