Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice

The duties of the Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice are preparation of legislative acts in constitutional, jurisdictional, and penal law. Furthermore, the ministry is responsible for reform and deregulation agendas and ensures an independent judiciary as well as international cooperation. The core responsibilities of the Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice encompass important administrative and legislative matters:

As far as administrative agendas are concerned, the Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice ensures the personal and functional conditions for the operation of the courts, public prosecution offices, penal institutions, and the Data Protection Authority. In regard of this agenda, the ministry aims to comply with the principles of legality, expediency, and economic efficiency.

As far as legislative agendas are concerned, the Federal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice prepares legislative drafts in constitutional, civil, and criminal law.

Another important duty of the ministry is to ensure that the judges, public prosecutors, officials, greffiers, and other employees of the above-listed institutions can fulfil their duties and are offered help by the ministry if necessary. Furthermore, the ministry is responsible for the operative and strategic direction of the execution of sentences and measures.