Minister of State for Justice

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Minister of State for Justice
Incumbent
Senator Chris Knox

since 16 March 2016
Style The Right Honourable
Nominator Matthew Jones
Appointer Geoffrey VII
Term length At His Majesty's pleasure
Formation 13 March 2000[1]
Salary £5,918[2] (7th)

The Minister of State for Justice is a member of the cabinet in charge of the Ministry of Justice. The current Minister is the Rt Hon Trevor Banks.

Functions and powers

As a member of the Cabinet of New Ingerland, the Minister is empowered to oversee the Ministry and it's allied executive agencies. The office is considered to be a senior portfolio within the Cabinet, and carries responsibilities for matters relating to New Ingerland's judicial system, prisons, customs, and excise duties.

List of Ministers of State for Justice

# Name
(Birth–Death)
Electoral district
Party affiliation In office Duration Prime Minister Cabinet ministries
1 Helen Thorpe
(born 4 May 1951)
Senator by appointment
Democratic Party 13 March 2000 – 15 March 2004 4 years, 2 days Bill Howlett 53rd
2 Ritchie Hayes
(born 6 May 1948)
MHA for Kendall
National Party 15 March 2004 – 13 March 2012 7 years, 11 months, 27 days Jim Goodwin 54th; 55th
3 Trevor Banks
(born 22 September 1963)
MHA for Mussulman Head
Democratic Party 13 March 2012 – 16 March 2016 4 years and 3 days Matthew Jones 56th
4 Chris Knox
(born 11 May 1965)
Senator by appointment
Democratic Party 16 March 2016 – Present Incumbent 57th

References and notes

  1. The Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 1) 2000, was the Administrative Arrangements Order that established the Ministry of Justice and the office of Minister of State.
  2. The salary of the Minister of State for Justice is derived from his position as a member of Parliament and as a holder of a ministerial office. As of the opening of the 56th Parliament, all Senators and MHAs receive a salary of £1,170, plus a £47 per sitting day (not including a per diem amount for expenses). In addition, the Minister of State for Justice receives an additional salary of £918.

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