MoJ’s Initiatives

  • 1. Ensuring that the Ministry's strategic plan is aligned with Saudi Vision 2030.
    2. Overseeing and following up on the implementation of strategic initiatives and portfolios, and assessing the extent of achievements.
    3. Regular and special reporting on the performance related to initiatives.
    4. Supporting the ministry’s divisions and directorates.
    5. Participating in setting strategic objectives and initiatives, and developing implementation plans.
    6. Consolidating the image for Saudi Vision 2030 and the role of the ministry in achieving it.
    7. Organizing the development and management of the business model.
    8. Acting as an intermediary between the ministry and the supporting bodies and relevant authorities.
    The Ministry’s Approved Initiatives:
    A communication strategy aimed at creating positive awareness of the Saudi justice system, its mechanism, legal provisions and positive aspects in serving the local and international community; as well as using various means of communication to activate this campaign and change the local and global public opinion of the Saudi justice system, promoting legal awareness in the Kingdom, and boosting the mechanisms and tools for attracting foreign investment to the Kingdom.
    Highlighting the advantages and achievements of the Saudi judiciary and disseminating legal culture
    Licensing the private sector to carry out some of the notarization provided by notarial offices in various areas to facilitate legal services and make them available outside official working hours.
    Involving the private sector in notarization work
    Licensing the private sector to carry out some of the enforcement works by enlisting the support of one or more companies to perform enforcement tasks under the supervision of the enforcement court.
    Involving the private sector in works supporting the enforcement judiciary
    Enabling execution debtors to use SADAD to pay financial dues under court orders enforced by execution writs without using checks or banknotes. In a subsequent phase, SADAD will be used to pay other financial dues related to the Ministry of Justice, such as fees for lawyer licenses.
    e-Payment in the enforcement of judgments
    Giving all support in order to provide centers for executing custodianship, vision, and visit judgments to upgrade services and protect children's rights and family privacy, in cooperation with the non-profit sector.
    Providing centers for executing custodianship, vision, and visit judgments in cooperation with the non-profit sector
    Developing procedures, regulations and laws directly related to the ministry’s rating for contract enforcement sub-index of the World Bank.
    Raising the Kingdom's ranking globally in the contract enforcement sub-index
    Archiving and digitizing all real estate deeds (such as reports, records and other real estate documents) through electronic scanning, templates, and development of all related procedures and models.
    Digitization of the Real Estate Wealth Archive
    The comprehensive digital transformation of all litigation procedures by automating all administrative and informational activities, including registration of cases, reporting procedures, litigation support and follow-up, and enforcement.
    Integrated Case Management System
    This initiative includes the following components:
    • Regulatory amendments to mediation procedures and rules.
    • Developing of mediation centers and notarial offices.
    • Developing and supporting mediation centers in partnership with the non-profit sector.
    • Building operational and work models based on global comparative studies and standards consistent with diverse community needs.
    • Expanding coverage of mediation to include different areas, such as family, finance, and labor.
    • Developing legal procedures and technical system of mediation, including management and monitoring of mediation centers, building knowledge bases, and documenting experiments and expertise.
    • Building governance models for mediation offices (internal, non-profit, and private), including procedures for managing, licensing, and monitoring reconcilers and mediation centers.
    Activating the system of mediation offices
    Developing procedures for reducing the influx of cases and administrative load on the judiciary and its staff, resulting in fewer appointments, more productivity, and achievement of full justice. This will enhance the operational efficiency of courts, reduce the duration and cost of administrative load on judges, improve reporting procedures and normalize proceedings, leading to expedited consideration of court cases and increased client satisfaction.
    Administrative support and management at courts
    It is an initiative aimed at studying the information infrastructure to determine how to invest the ministry's data in developing quality services for various clients. The initiative provides data search, such as the data related to real estate, powers of attorney, litigation, and enforcement applications (e.g. financial information) through a variety of tools.
    Making use of the information infrastructure
    This initiative includes the following components:
    • Service Centers: These are modern facilities that provide a variety of legal services outside the ministry’s premises, and work for extended and late hours.
    • Unified Contact Center for Service Delivery: The center answers questions asked by clients, thus sparing them the need to visit service centers or the ministry’s premises.
    Establishment of Legal Service Centers
    The aim of this initiative is to provide notary services to people with special needs, the elderly, the sick, and detainees at young offender institutions, and to serve such people in remote areas through a group of mobile notaries who work  in different regions according to a governance system.
    The initiative represents a profound shift in the way justice services are provided to citizens with special circumstances. 
    The ministry will assign a group of notaries -- provided with all the necessary equipment and appropriate means of transportation, and develop a set of technical systems for managing applications and follow-up operations. These systems will be digitally integrated with:
    • The Ministry of Interior, for verifying data and age.
    • The Ministry of Health, for verifying inmate data.
    • The Ministry of Labor and Social Development, for verifying the data of people with special needs, and for providing services to inmates of young offender institutions.

    Last Modified : 5 Dec 2018
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