Duties of the Minister of Justice

​The Ministry of Justice encompasses the courts system, the prosecuting office, the offices of the executing authority, the Attorney General, legal advice to all government departments and is responsible for the enforcement of criminal law by means of the Prosecutor General’s office.

The Minister of Justice is responsible for the ministry's legislative initiatives and their presentation to the Knesset and its committees.

The Minister of Justice does not get involved in individual cases, however he has the authority to determine guidelines that relate to general policy of the Prosecutor and the State Attorney and the decisions of the Attorney general