Minister of Justice (Japan)


Minister of Justice (Japan)

The Minister of Justice (法務大臣 Hōmu Daijin?) is the member of the Cabinet of Japan in charge of the Ministry of Justice. The post has been held by Hideo Hiraoka since 2 September 2011.

Ministers of Justice (2001–)

# Image Name Took office Left office Cabinet
21st century
1 Komura Masahiko 1-3.jpg Masahiko Kōmura January 6, 2001 April 26, 2001 Yoshirō Mori
2 Mayumi Moriyama April 26, 2001 September 22, 2003 Junichiro Koizumi
3 Daizō Nozawa September 22, 2003 September 27, 2004 Junichiro Koizumi
4 Chieko Nohno September 27, 2004 October 31, 2005 Junichiro Koizumi
5 Seiken Sugiura October 31, 2005 September 26, 2006 Junichiro Koizumi
6 Jinen Nagase September 26, 2006 August 27, 2007 Shinzō Abe
7 Schieffer Hatoyama March 11 2008.jpg Kunio Hatoyama August 27, 2007 August 2, 2008 Shinzō Abe
Yasuo Fukuda
8 Okiharu Yasuoka August 2, 2008 September 24, 2008 Yasuo Fukuda
9 Eisuke Mori September 24, 2008 September 16, 2009 Taro Aso
10 Keiko Chiba Kawasaki campaign.jpg Keiko Chiba September 16, 2009 September 7, 2010 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
11 Minoru Yanagida cropped 1 Minoru Yanagida and Ambassadors 20101022.jpg Minoru Yanagida September 7, 2010 November 22, 2010 Naoto Kan
12 Yoshito Sengoku - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2010.jpg Yoshito Sengoku November 22, 2010 January 14, 2011 Naoto Kan
13 Satsuki Eda January 14, 2011 September 2, 2011 Naoto Kan
14 Hideo Hiraoka September 2, 2011 Yoshihiko Noda

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