§ 2-15-2001 Department of justice — head
§ 2-15-2005 State fire prevention and investigation section
§ 2-15-2008 Board of crime control — composition — allocation
§ 2-15-2015 Workers’ compensation fraud investigation and prosecution office
§ 2-15-2016 Office of victims services
§ 2-15-2017 Domestic violence fatality review commission — confidentiality of meetings and records — criminal liability for unauthorized disclosure — report to legislature
§ 2-15-2018 Missing indigenous persons review commission — confidentiality of meetings and records — criminal liability for unauthorized disclosure — reporting
§ 2-15-2021 Gaming advisory council — allocation — composition — compensation — biennial report
§ 2-15-2025 Environmental violations investigation and prosecution — authority
§ 2-15-2028 Public safety officer standards and training bureau
§ 2-15-2029 Montana public safety officer standards and training council — rulemaking — report to law and justice interim committee
§ 2-15-2033 Sexual assault prosecution unit

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 2 > Chapter 15 > Part 20 - Department of Justice

  • Committee on committees: Committees formed in each party conference and responsible for nominating the party's Senators to committee membership and committee leadership positions. Nominations are subject to approval by the full party conference and to a formal vote of the Senate.
  • Data: means any information stored on information technology resources. See Montana Code 2-15-102
  • Department: means a principal functional and administrative entity that:

    (a) is created by this chapter within the executive branch of state government;

    (b) is one of the 20 principal departments permitted under the constitution; and

    (c) includes its units. See Montana Code 2-15-102

  • Department head: means a director, commission, board, commissioner, or constitutional officer in charge of a department created by this chapter. See Montana Code 2-15-102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Knowingly: means only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See Montana Code 1-1-204
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Unit: means an internal subdivision of an agency, created by law or by administrative action, including a division, bureau, section, or department, and an agency allocated to a department for administrative purposes only by this chapter. See Montana Code 2-15-102
  • Writing: includes printing. See Montana Code 1-1-203