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the chief law officer of a country or state

the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department

the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States

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"They are all below my level as Secretary of Justice," he added.
'It is up to the Secretary of Justice kung ano yung kanyang sinakop and if anyone is not satisfied then they can come to us again, that is the procedure,' he added.
Perete said: "Foremost, the [National Prosecution Service] is an office independent from the Office of the Secretary of Justice.
The public prosecutor as hearing officer in the preliminary investigation of the criminal complaint is under the direct control and supervision of Aguirre as Secretary of Justice. In a true sense, Aguirre will be the judge of his own accusation against Sen.
Khartoum, June.24 (SUNA) The political Secretary of Justice and Equality Movement led by Bakhit Dabjo, Nahar Osman Nahar has explained that the security and humanitarian situation in Darfur is witnessing great progress, pointing to decrease of major military operations during the past two years except for a few sporadic skirmishes and divergent .
The parliamentary faction of the Communist Party of Kyrgyzstan agreed with objections of the President regarding the Law on Tourism adopted on 29 May 2009.According to Stats Secretary of Justice Ministry Aida Solianova, the President vetoed the tourism law, since no regulatory impact assessment of a good quality was made, while this can affect principles of doing business protection.She added that the decision to veto the law was made after many critical remarks were received.
'Nananawagan po ako sa ating kinauukulan, lalo't higit sa lahat sa ating Pangulong Duterte at sa ating Secretary of Justice Menardo Guevarra na bigyan ng pagkakataon basahin at reviewhing mabuti and kasong ito, lalo't higit ang mga nakalap na physical evidence ng PNP (Philippine National Police) at tukuyin kung sino talaga and mga taong nasa likod nito,' he said.
70 dated July 3, 2000 provides that the Secretary of Justice may motu proprio or upon motion, dismiss a petition for review if the same was filed the period prescribed by Section 3,' the DOJ said.
"Under these circumstances, it is clear that the former Secretary of Justice issued the March 9, 2018 Order because he had every reason to believe that the dismissal of the complaint would cause a probable miscarriage of justice to the entire People of the Philippines," read the comment signed by Solicitor General Jose Calida, Assistant Solicitor General Angelita Villanueva Miranda, and Senior State Solicitor Karen Ong.
The law, which the Senator has supported since she was the Secretary of Justice, will finally put in effect amendments to the nearly 87-year-old Revised Penal Code (RPC) that will make it much more reflective of the times and current conditions of our country and our people.
Khartoum, June.23 (SUNA) - The Political Secretary of Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), Nahar Osman Nahar , led by Bakheit Dabajo is currently preparing to review with the National Congress , and the government, in general, to complete the implementation of the Doha Peace Document Protocol and other related files .
'The Secretary of Justice has directed the NBI, through its field operatives, to assist the police in the investigation of the assassination of Representative Batocabe and his aide in Albay,' DOJ also said.
The SC cited the authority of the secretary of justice (SOJ) to decide on the petitions for review filed before his office by assessment of documents and pleadings submitted to him.
"But may I just also tell you now that, I conferred with the officials, I accepted the resignation of Vit Aguirre, my fraternity brother as Secretary of Justice. I'm now looking for a replacement," Duterte said.
"The risk of prejudice is too great in the case of Canete and this behooves the secretary of justice to intervene, if he is intent on fulfilling his job of administering justice in the country," Drilon stressed.
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