The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development - South Africa

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD) has the critical mandate of ensuring that justice is realised by all in South Africa as set out in the constitution.

MISSION: To provide transparent, responsive and accountable justice services for all.


  • Commitment to constitutional values and a culture of human rights
  • Promotion of the rule of law
  • Batho Pele
  • Good governance
  • Ubuntu
  • Professionalism and continuous improvement
  • Transparency

On the departments website you can find useful information such as Ministerial Profiles, which includes a link to view a high level organogram of the Department. Other useful information include but is not limited too:

  • Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services in the National Assembly
  • Select Committee on Security and Justice in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)
  • Ministerial cluster on Justice, Crime Prevention and Security
  • The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) Manual

Follow the DoJ and CD on social media:


Twitter: @DOJCD_ZA

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