Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration 2010
Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration
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Welcome to the Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration. The website provides complete information about our processes, services, service standards, and structure. You can also browse through our Corporate and Annual Management Plans as we continue to keep our Samoa a safe place to be.

Please feel free to contact us at info@mjca.gov.ws for any general information or call +685 22671. For more contact details, visit our contact page.

Our Vision - Justice for a Safe Samoa

Our Mission - To provide quality service for a prosperous and safe Samoa

Our Values

  • Equity
  • Fairness
  • Loyalty
  • Open-minded
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity / Honesty
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Cooperative and Team Work
  • Respect for the Samoan Culture
  • Respect for the Individual/Community
  • Respect for the Religious principles
  • Respect for the Rules of Law



Mandate

Act Interpretation Act 1974 Administration Act 1975 Arbitration Act 1976
Bankruptcy Ordinance 1908 (NZ) Commission of Enquiry Act 1964 Contributory Negligence Act 1964
Coroners Regulation 1959 Crimes Ordinance 1961 Criminal Procedure Act 1972
District Court Act 1992 Divorce & Matrimonial Causes Ordinances 1961 Divorce & Matrimonial Causes (Fees & Costs) Rules 1971
Divorce And Matrimonial Causes (Procedure Rules) 1980 Declaratory Judgements Act 1988 Defamation Act 1992
Evidence Ordinance 1961 Extradition Act 1974 Extradition Regulations 1984
General Law Ordinance 1932 Government Proceedings Act 1974 Defamation Act 1992
Infant Fees Regulations 1971/td> Judgement Summonses Act & Rules 1965 Judicature Ordinance 1961
Law Reform Act 1964 Limitation Act 1975 Maintenance & Affiliation Act 1971
Regulations for Maintenance & Affiliation Act 1971 District Court Rules 1971 Notaries Public Act 1974
Oaths, Affidavits & Declaration Ordinance 1963 Offenders Probation Ordinance 1971 Partnership Act 1975
Prison Parole Board Act 1977 Property Law Act 1952 Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgement Act 1970
Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgement Rules 1971 Secret Commission Act 1975 Supreme Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 1971
Supreme Court (Fees & Costs) Rules 1971 Transfer of Offenders Act 1995 Chattels Transfer Act 1975
Marriage Ordinance 1961 Village Fono Act 1990 Miscellaneous Fees Amendments 1998
Land & Titles Act 1981 Film Control Act 1978 Film Control Regulations 1979
Film Control Amendment Act 1998 Film Control Regulations 1998 Indecent Publication Act 1960
Indecent Publication Act 1992/1993 Public Service Act 1977 Treasury Instructions 1977
PSC Regulations 1979 Public Finance Management Act 2001 Statement of Development Strategies
Cabinet Directives Treasury Department Policies Public Service Manual of Instructions 2003
Justice Department Policies Young Offenders Act 2008 Community Justice Act 2008