Republic of Cameroon

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Director:           Mr. MAHOUVE Michel
                       Magistrate Hors Hierarchy 1st Group


Decree N ° 2012/389 of 18 September 2012 (Click here to download)


ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

PRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT FOR CIVIL MATTERS AND THE SEAL–Article: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33 of DECREE n°2012/389 of 18 September 2012 to organize the Ministry of Justice.

 Under the authority of a Director, the Department for Civil Matters and the Seal comprise:

  1. The Sub-Department for Administrative, Financial and Audit Litigation, under the authority of a Sub-Director, responsible for following-up of matters pending before Administrative and Audit Courts. In addition to the Sub-Director, the Sub-Department comprise three (3) Assistant Research Officers ;
  2. The Sub-Department for Other Civil Matters and the Seal, under the authority of a Sub-Director, comprise three (3) Services :
    • The Service for Civil, Commercial labour and Traditional Matters, under the authority of a Service Head, responsible for following-up of matters pending before courts in civil commercial, labour and Traditional matters;
    • The Service of the Seal, Nationality and Change of Name, under the authority of a Service Head, responsible for :
      • Keeping and appending the State’s Seal ;
      • Ordering dry stamps ;
      • Studying application files for authorization to operate as engravers ;
      • Studying matters concerning the acquisition, loss or forfeilure of the Cameroonian nationality and litigation thereto ;
      • Studying application for change of names, first names and nicknames and following-up of proceedings in these matters.
    • The Service of International Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters,under the authority of a Service Head, responsible for following-up of relevant files in civil, commercial and labour matters to be sent or received from foreign countries.