Justice and Community Services Sector

About us

Our Vision

"Jastis, sefti, digniti, respek mo gud fasin blong evriwan"

Our Mandate

The Ministry of Justice and Community Services (MJCS) is responsible for, or provides support to, a number of agencies within the justice system: the courts (Supreme, Magistrates, Island Courts), the tribunals, the correctional centres, child rights, family protection, disability advocacy and services, empowerment of women, and public prosecution and defence services as well as legal advice to government. It also provides support to agencies that review law, make new laws and implement relevant UN Conventions including those that relate to the matters described above as well as safeguarding human rights.