Penitentiary Department of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia is a state institution that provides Penitentiary Service (with the exception of Penitentiary Inspectorate) overall management and supervision by the relevant sectors.
The main objectives are within its competence, Armenia's Criminal Code provided for penalties imposed by the court making the order established by the law, punishment of persons released on parole and conditional sentence not to apply, the sentence has been to control the manner prescribed by the court imposed duties on the cases of prisoners delay, persons in possession of the grounds and in the manner prescribed by law, Armenia maintain the penitentiary institutions of the Ministry of Justice, the freedom to transfer prisoners serving a sentence of deprivation in the form of organizing the detention facilities of law, as well as detainees and convicts of their rights and safeguards for the enjoyment of freedoms and so on.
It cooperates with the YSU Faculties of Philosophy and Psychology
Head of Department:
Armenia, Yerevan, Arshakunyats Ave., Building 63