The IGFEJ is the body responsible for the Estate Management for the Ministry of Justice, ownership remaining with the State, the Institute itself or third parties.
The IGFEJ’s competences in the area of property management cover all the buildings where the services and bodies of the Ministry of Justice operate, including Courts, Records Offices, Prisons and Educational Centres, the Criminal Police and the INMLCF.
Furthermore, the IGFEJ is also responsible for carrying out projects and monitoring the execution of the respective actions, which essentially occur at four different operational levels:
- Construction of new buildings or expansion of existing ones;
- Conservation works, such as roof repairs to roofs, interior spaces and building facades;
- Improving working conditions for the those employed in the judiciary system and access by citizens, such as updating electrical installations and air conditioning, and the installation of physical and electronic security and physical accessibility;
- Improvement works to accommodate the different services in new buildings or reorganization of existing ones, adapting them to new functions.