Organization Profile - Department of Justice

Department of Justice

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Appointment Provisions

The Deputy Minister is appointed by the GIC to hold office during pleasure and is the deputy head of the Department. The Deputy Minister of Justice is ex officio the Deputy Attorney General.

The GIC may appoint two Associate Deputy Ministers of Justice, each of whom shall have the rank and status of a deputy head of a department.


There are no current appointments to this organization.