wilma marakan

Wilma Marakan
Acting Deputy Secretary
Corporate Affairs & General Administration

Mrs. Wilma Marakan is the current Acting Deputy Secretary, Corporate Affairs & General Administration. From East New Britain Province and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Arts, majoring in Information and Communication Science(UPNG). Formerly Exective Manager, Information Management Branch.

Responsibilities

To assist the Secretary manage and administer the Corporate Affairs and Administration of the Department which is responsible for;

  • Executive Management & Administration,
  • Policy Planning and Monitoring aspects of the Department,
  • Financial Management, Budgets and accounting practices and processes and assets and property management,
  • Human Resource Management to include Personnel Management, Human Resource Development and recruitment and selection,
  • Information Technology,
  • Public Curator and Official Trustee responsible for deceased estate matters,
  • Provision of general management and administrative support to State Legal Services & Policy and Justice Administration the core functions of the Department.

 

 

 

Contacts

Mr. Peter Hairoi – Executive Officer to the Secretary for Justice 
Phone 301 2977 
Email : peter.hairoi@justice.gov.pg
Ms Miriam Mantu – Publicity Officer
Phone 323 0138/ 341 3863
Fax – 323 3661/325 9712
Email: miriam.mantu@justice.gov.pg

Secretary for Justice & Attorney General

Dr. Eric Kwa

Secretary Dr. Kwa

Dr. Eric Kwa was appointed Secretary of the Department of Justice and Attorney General of Papua New Guinea on the 12th of November, 2018. He was formerly the Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Papua New Guinea Constitutional and Law Reform Commission (CL&RC), a position he held for 7 years.

Prior to his posting as Secretary for CL&RC, he was a Professor of Law at the University of Papua New Guinea and a former Dean of the Law School.

Dr. Kwa holds a PhD in Environmental Law from the Auckland University, New Zealand. He also has a Master of Laws with Honors (LLM (Hon)) in Environmental Law from Wollongong University, Australia and Law Degree with Honors (LLB (Hon)) from the University of Papua New Guinea. ...

Deputy Secretaries

MiriamKias 

Miriam Kias
Acting Deputy Secretary
Legal Policy & Sate Legal Services.


Ms. Miriam Kias  is the current Acting Deputy Secretary, Legal Policy & State Legal Services. She is from Eastern Highlands Province and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law, LLB (UPNG). Formerly Principal Legal Officer (Team Leader) of the Police Team in Solicitor General Office.

 


wilma marakan

Wilma Marakan
Acting Deputy Secretary
Corporate Affairs & General Administration

Josephine Pitmur

Josephine Advent-Pitmur

Deputy Secretary for Justice Administration
LLB (UPNG), LLM (Merits, University of Melbourne)

 Holds a Master of Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne, Australia and a  Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Papua New Guinea(UPNG).