About us

The Ministry of Justice is a republican body of the executive power of the Donetsk People’s Republic, which activity is directed and coordinated by the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic and the DPR Council of Ministers.

The Ministry of Justice is a republican body of the executive power of the Donetsk People’s Republic, which activity is directed and coordinated by the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic and the DPR Council of Ministers.

The Ministry of Justice of the Donetsk People’s Republic was established by the DPR Council of Ministers Resolution on 22d of October 2014. The Ministry is headed by the Minister of the Justice. Ministry’s structure includes the State Registration Chamber, the State Penitentiary Service, the State executive service, the Department of legal assistance and interaction with the judicial system, the Republic notaries archives, the Republican center of judicial examinations.

The Ministry of Justice is responsible for drafting and implementation of the state policy and normative legal regulation in the field of activities:

  • Advocacy;
  • state notary’s office;
  • state registration of non-profit organizations;
  • state registration of rights to real property and their burdens;
  • technical inventory of real property;
  • state registration of civil status documents (registration of birth, death, marriage, divorce);
  • state registration of normative and legal acts (http://gisnpa-dnr.ru/);
  • the enforcement of court decisions and other organs; forensic and valuation activities.

Structurally the Ministry of Justice consists of the following Departments (each department is responsible for the certain direction of the ministry activity):

a) the Department of normative and legal acts registration with

  • the section of normative and legal acts registration,
  • the section of codifying and systematizing the normative and legal acts,
  • the section of the legal expertise,
  • the section of state register of normative and legal acts;

b) the Department of the international law and co-operation with

  • the section of the international treaties, legal assistance and relations,
  • the section on the handover the condemned persons,
  • the section of monitoring the law enforcement activity,
  • the section on the matters of legalization and apostil;

c) the Department of the control and development of legislation  with

  • the section of the legal regulation of the constitutional building and legal provision of law enforcement activity,
  • the section of law-making activity,
  • the section of legal provision of financial, budgetary relations and taxation,
  • the section of the control and analytical provision of law-making activity,
  • the section of legal provision of social activity,
  • the section of coordinating the law-making activity and co-operating with the organs of power.

Besides there are the section of planned and financial activity, the section of record-keeping and accounting, the section of organizational provision and secretariat, the sector of working with the appeals of citizens, the sector of staff personnel) work, the sector of preventing corruption and other offences, the sector of logistical support, the sector of the document providing and archived work, the committee of anticorruption examination of legislation.