Minister's Secretariat

 The Ministerial Secretariat is in charge of the general coordination between each department so that legal administration can be managed smoothly.

Secretarial Division

 The Secretarial Division is in charge of secretarial and administrative work for the Minister of Justice, overall coordination of administration of each department, clerical work pertinent to the National Diet, public relations, and more. 

Personnel Division

 The Personnel Division is in charge of the general affairs of the National Bar Examination Commission and clerical work accompanying its exams, as well as clerical work related to human resources such as the number of regular employees, and the appointment and dismissal of employees.    

Finance Division

 The Finance Division is in charge of budget creation, execution, payment, and auditing accounts, as well as the revenues and expenditures of the Ministry of Justice.

International Affairs Division

 The International Affairs Division is in charge of developing basic policy and overall coordination concerning international affairs of the Ministry of Justice, hosting international conferences and arranging courtesy calls for officials from abroad, among other things.
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Facilities Division

 The Facilities Division manages state-owned property under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Justice, and conducts work related to the planning, design and implementation of the new construction and maintenance of facilities. In addition, the exterior of the Red Brick Building (Old Ministry of Justice Building) has been designated as important cultural property of Japan.
       Work of the Facilities Division
       International Cooperation regarding Correctional Facility Architecture

Director of the Welfare Division

 The Director of the Welfare Division is in charge of clerical work pertinent to mutual aid associations, benefits, and welfare, as well as enhancing the efficiency of pension and accident compensation for employees.

Judicial System Department

 The Judicial System Department is in charge of drafting of laws and regulations on the judicial system; matters concerning Registered Foreign Lawyers; matters concerning attorney qualification; matters concerning supervision of claim management and collection; matters concerning comprehensive legal support; matters concerning certification of private dispute resolution services; and research and studies on domestic and foreign judicial systems in addition to collecting, filing, compiling and publishing of various data on legal affairs, laws and regulations, court precedents, and the administration of the Legislative Council, which carries out research and deliberation of basic laws and regulations on civil, criminal and other legal matters in consultation with the Minister of Justice.
 In addition, the Judicial System Department publishes various statistical data of the Ministry of Justice and manages the Ministry of Justice Library, Branch of the National Diet Library and the Ministry of Justice Museum.
   Justice System Reforms
   Law-Related Education
   Registered Foreign Lawyers
   Claim Management and Collection Company (Servicer) System
   Kaiketsu Support (certified dispute resolution services)
   Translation of Laws and Regulations into Foreign Languages