Justice Ministry of Essexia

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Justice Ministry
Justice Seal.png
Rt. Hon. Terri MP

since 16 July 2021
Justice Ministry of Essexia
AppointerEmperor James on the advice of the First Minister Rt. Hon. Jack MP

The Ministry of Justice is a government department in the Commonwealth of Essexia, and a key department in the Cabinet of Essexia. It is responsible for managing the bureaucracy of the Judiciary, convicts and detainees and ensuring the legislation passed by the Parliament of Essexia is legal and constitutional. It is headed by the Justice Minister, who is currently Rt. Hon. Terri MP.

The Justice Ministry was previously responsible for acting as the Judiciary, and members of the department would act as Judges or Lawyers when necessary. However, following the Judicial Establishment Act 2020, the Judiciary was made independent of the Cabinet and able to license lay personnel, such as lawyers and judges (Through the Bar).

List of Junior Departments

The Ministerial Reform Act 2019 established a set of departments/Junior Ministries under the MoJ to help it cope with an increasing work load. These were:

  • Department of the Courts
  • Department of Prisons and Probation
  • Department of Civil Justice

However, after the passing of the Judicial Establishment Act 2020, a number of these departments became defunct or had significantly less power.

Departments of the Ministry of Justice following the MRA.
Name of Role Name of Minister In Office Predecessor Successor Appointed By
Department of the Courts Junior Minister Holly 29/07/2019 - 06/02/2020 Position Created None Lord Jacob
Department of Prisons and Probation Junior Minister Chris 29/07/2019 - 06/02/2020 Position Created None Lord Jacob
Department of Civil Justice Earl Jamie 20/06/2020 - 09/07/2020 Junior Minister Harley None Crown Minister Harley

Notable Laws established

Legislation by the Ministry of Justice
Bill Date of Assent Status
Judicial Establishment Act 23rd January 2020 Active
Legal Essexian Database Act 27th April 2020 Active
Law Commission Act 28th April 2020 Active
Judicial Establishment Amendment Act 5th July 2020
Judicial Re-Establishment Act 13th September 2020
Total: 5 Documents

List of Justice Ministers

Affiliation:       National Conservative Party,       Old Guard Party,       Progressive Workers Party,       Royalist Party,       Royalty,       None.

Portrait Term in Office Justice Minister Party Government Notes
Essexia Summers.png 1 January 2019
21 July 2019
201 days
Crown Minister Summers National Conservative Party
  • Essexian Political Commonwealth I
  • Essexian Political Commonwealth II
  • Jamie Ministry
Position created 1 January 2019

Longest Justice Minister tenure

Essexia Shep.png 29 July 2019
4 January 2020
159 days
Lord Shepherd Old Guard Party
  • Jacob Ministry
Essexia Jack.png 4 January 2020
6 January 2020
2 days
Earl Jack Old Guard Party
  • Jacob Ministry
  • Rhino Ministry
Justice Administration during Martial Law

Shortest tenure as Justice Minister

Terry ESX.jpg 6 January 2020
22 January 2020
16 days
Emperor Terry None
  • Rhino Ministry
First time the Monarch has held a government cabinet position
Essexia Jacob.png 22 January 2020
14 February 2020
23 days
Lord Jacob Old Guard Party
  • Rhino Ministry
Essexia Becky.png 14 February 2020
17 February 2020
3 days
Princess Becky Old Guard Party
  • Transferal Government
Essexia Jacob.png 17 February 2020
3 June 2020
107 days
Lord Jacob None
  • Interim Giraffe Government
  • Rhino Ministry II
  • Giraffe Ministry
  • Rhino Ministry III
Awarded the Jack Cross by First Minister Jamie on 21/05/2020
Essexia Harley.jpg 3 June 2020
9 July 2020
36 days
Crown Minister Harley Progressive Worker's Party
  • Rhino Ministry III
Awarded the Jack Cross by First Minister Jamie on 21/05/2020
JamieESX.jpg 9 July 2020
12 September 2020
65 days
Earl Jamie Royalist Party
  • Rhino Ministry III
  • Weeaboo Ministry
Essexia Harley.jpg 12 September 2020
20 February 2021
161 days
Crown Minister Harley Progressive Worker's Party
  • Weeaboo Ministry
  • Giraffe Ministry II
Essexia Summers.png 20 February 2021
2 March 2021
10 days
Crown Minister Ben Weeaboo Rights Party
  • Giraffe Ministry II
  • von Uberquie Ministry
Essexia Harley.jpg 2 March 2021
16 July 2021

146 days

Rt. Hon. Harley MP Independent
  • von Uberquie Ministry
  • Giraffe Ministry III
TerryNicePicture.jpg 16 July 2021
Rt. Hon. Terri MP Royalist Party
  • Giraffe Ministry IV