Decree No. 2008-689 Of July 9, 2008 Relating To The Organization Of The Ministry Of Justice

Original Language Title: Décret n° 2008-689 du 9 juillet 2008 relatif à l'organisation du ministère de la justice

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$20 per month, or Get a Day Pass for only USD$4.99.
Summary repeal of Decree 64-754.
Key words JUSTICE, public service of the State, Central ADMINISTRATION, decentralized SERVICE, GENERAL SECRETARIAT, legal SERVICES Directorate, DIRECTION DES Affairs civil and seal, DIRECTION DES Affairs criminal and of GRACES, DIRECTION of the ADMINISTRATION prison, DIRECTION DE LA PROTECTION JUDICIAIRE DE youth, organization, MISSION, operation, COMPOSITION, COMPETENCE JORF n ° 0161 July 11, 2008 text no. 19 Decree No. 2008-689 of July 9, 2008 relating to the Organization of the Ministry of justice NOR : JUSG0814277D ELI: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2008/7/9/JUSG0814277D/jo/texte Alias: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2008/7/9/2008-689/jo/texte Prime Minister, on the report of the keeper of the seals, Minister of justice, having regard to Decree No. 87-389 of June 5, 1987, relating to the Organization of the central administration services as amended;
Pursuant to Decree No. 92 - 604 of 1 July 1992 on Charter of deconcentration;
Having regard to the opinion of the central joint technical Committee of the Ministry of justice's April 16, 2008;
Having regard to the opinion of the Ministerial Joint Technical Committee of the Ministry of justice of 23 April 2008, orders: Article 1 more on this article...

The central administration of the Ministry of justice includes, in addition to the cabinet office and the spokesperson for the Minister: ― the general secretariat;
― the Directorate of judicial services;
― the Directorate of Civil Affairs and the seal;
― the Directorate of Criminal Affairs and pardons;
― the Directorate of the penitentiary administration;
― the direction of judicial protection of youth.
The keeper of the seals, Minister of justice, is also assisted by the inspector-general of judicial services.


Article 2 more on this article...

The Secretary general assists the Minister in conjunction with the directions in the definition and implementation of the strategy of modernisation of the Ministry, its territorial organisation and its management of human resources policy. He is responsible for the departmental security and defence missions. He is responsible for human resources and the financial affairs of the Ministry of justice. In these areas, it represents the Minister in relevant interdepartmental fora. He is assisted by a Deputy Secretary general, Director.
The general secretariat ensures the coordination of the actions relevant to several directions. It provides the synthesis of cross-cutting strategic documents and folders.
The secretariat-general anime and coordinates the action of the justice mission program and prepares departmental arbitrations in the budgetary field. It ensures the harmonisation of the policy for the management of human resources within the Department of justice. It defines and implements the senior management policy.
It is implementing the policy of computer science and technologies of information and communication within the Department and provides support for directions in the realization of real estate investment operations, including on behalf of judicial services. He designs and coordinates actions relating to statistical information for the Department and ensures the follow-up of the Department of justice litigation.
He is responsible for the actions of European and international cooperation and supports the relevant Directorates in the negotiation of international agreements.
It implements the departmental policy of access to the law and to justice and assistance to the victims.
It develops and implements the communications policy of the Ministry of justice.
He is in charge of policy studies and the Department's research.


Article 3 read more on this article...

The Directorate of judicial services regulates the Organization and operation of the public judicial service.
As such, it: ― prepare the Statute of judges and judicial officers;
― ensures the recruitment, training, employment and human resources management;
― regulates and controls the activity of persons who work directly with the exercise of judicial functions;
― participates in the development of projects of laws or regulations affecting the Organization and judicial operation;
― prepare the texts of creation or deletion, organization and functioning of courts of the judiciary;
― determines the strategic and operational objectives, defines operating requirements and equipment, allocates resources and means between the different functional managers or territorial.


Article 4 more on this article...

The Directorate of Civil Affairs and the seal: ― developing draft laws and regulations in all matters that do not fall within the special jurisdiction of a different direction;
― fills the role of Council in private the other public administrations;
― anime and controls the action of the Crown in civil matters and follows the formation of jurisprudence;
― exercises the powers devolved to the Chancery in nationality and seal and with regard to the regulation and control of the legal profession other than judges and personnel grafts as well as the legal professions;
― ensures the implementation of the international conventions on mutual legal assistance civil and led, combining the general secretariat, European and international negotiations affecting the law of private law;
― contributes, in liaison with the general secretariat, to the application of other international conventions and European law.


Article 5 read more on this article...

Directorate of Criminal Affairs and pardons exercises the powers of the Ministry of justice in criminal matters.
As such, it: ― develops legislation and regulation enforcement and examining, in conjunction with the ministerial departments concerned, all draft standards containing criminal provisions;
― led, combining the general secretariat, European and international negotiations in enforcement;
― prepare the General instructions of public action, coordinates and evaluates their implementation;
― controls the exercise of public action by the General parquet and wood floors;
― instructed remedies in grace and prepares the amnesty measures;
― ensures the implementation of the international conventions on criminal judicial assistance;
― ensures the operation of national criminal records, which is placed under the authority of the Director.


Article 6 read more on this article...

The Directorate of the penitentiary administration assures the execution of judicial decisions concerning persons who are subject to a judicial restrictive or private freedom. With the objective of prevention of recidivism, it supports the people entrusted to under these measures, on the one hand preparing them for their release, and on the other hand ensuring the monitoring of measures and penalties carried out free workplace.
As such it: ― develops and implements policies to ensure the safety of its personnel as well as people who are entrusted and the buildings of which it is responsible. It organises the management of detentions. It is implementing a capacity of expertise and information on the life of institutions and services and it processes events resulting;
― with the assistance of the competent administrations and associations, develops and implements policies social and professional insertion of nature to promote the reintegration of persons detained in the hands of justice. In conjunction with the competent directorates, it participates in the development of standards relating to the execution of judicial decisions. It develops the rules applicable to the public prison service;
― distributed among decentralized services budgetary means required for their operation. She leads the management control. It provides real estate programming and is implementing with the support of the State Agency for real estate of righteousness (APIJ) the policy in this area. It defines its needs for information systems;
― in liaison with the general secretariat, sets and leads the human resources policy for the benefit of the staff of decentralised services and develops the statutory rules applicable to own prison body. It develops management planning tools. It monitors individual careers. It ensures the supervision of the National School of prison administration (ENAP);
― evaluates the performance of decentralized services and the national prison administration school (ENAP). It provides consulting and expertise. It is a guarantee of the ethics of the public prison service officers.


Article 7 read more on this article...

The judicial protection of youth branch is responsible, within the jurisdiction of the Ministry of justice, of all juvenile justice issues and cooperation between the institutions involved in this capacity.
As such, it: ― in association with the competent directorates, develops standards and frameworks of the juvenile justice organization;
― ensures, directly or by its authorized voluntary sector, assistance to the judicial authority decisions;
― provides directly, in State schools, and services support for minors in the hands of justice;

― guarantees to the judicial authority, control, audit and evaluation, the quality of the decision support and the decision-making load regardless of the status of services and facilities requested.
― in liaison with the general secretariat, sets and leads the human resources policy for the benefit of the staff of decentralised services and develops the statutory rules applicable to the body to the judicial protection of youth. It develops management planning tools. It monitors individual careers. It leads the training policy implemented by the National School of judicial protection of youth (ENPJJ);
― determines the strategic and operational objectives, defines operating requirements and equipment, allocates resources and means between the different functional and territorial.


Article 8 more on this article...

The inspector-general of judicial services shall exercise powers of inspection across the agencies and services of the garde des sceaux.
To this end, it shall submit to the keeper of the seals, after receiving the opinion of the Secretary-General and the directors, objectives and general programmes of inspection missions.
He directs the activity of judges delegated by the keeper of the seals for inspection missions in implementation of article 18 of Decree No. 58-1281 of 22 December 1958 as amended, coordinates inspections of Heads of Court provided for in article 17 of the same Decree and centralizes the operation of inspection reports.
It has a secretariat of inspection missions.


Article 9 read more on this article...

This Decree shall enter into force as of September 1, 2008.


Article 10 more on this article...

Decree No. 64-754, July 25 1964est repealed.


Article 11 read more on this article...

Guard seals, Minister of justice, and the Minister for the budget, public accounts and public service are responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree, which shall be published in the Official Journal of the French Republic.


Done at Paris, on July 9, 2008.
François Fillon Prime Minister: the guard of the seals, Minister of justice, Rachida Dati, the Minister for the budget, public accounts and public service: Eric Woerth

Related Laws