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Burkina Faso

Respect Time Limit Required for Issuing Legal Acts (BF0002)



Action Plan: Burkina Faso Action Plan 2017-2019

Action Plan Cycle: 2017

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Ministry of Justice, Human rights and Civic Promotion (MJDHPC)

Support Institution(s): The judicial staff (judges, clerks) of high courts

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Citizenship and Immigration, Justice, Public Service Delivery, Sustainable Development Goals

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information Technology

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


What is the public issue for which the commitment is made to address?: Slow issuance of legal acts (certificates of citizenship, police record….) • Lack of materials • Non computerized data and procedures • Unreasonable delays in legal proceedings, especially in the courts of Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso; What is the commitment?: Issue: Satisfy the users of the public service of justice. Overall objective : Issue legal acts to users within reasonable time limit Expected outcome : 50 % of legal acts are issued within the time limit, in accordance with the order No. 2014-022/MJ/CAB of June 25, 2014; How will this commitment contribute towardsaddressing the public issue?: This commitment will enable to reduce significantly the unreasonable time limit observed when issuing legal acts. Steps : • Publish procedures • Sensitize the stakeholders on the importance of the order • Follow the enforcement of the order, through ITS; Why is this commitment relevant in terms of OGP values: This commitment is relevant as it enables: • The transparency in the issuance of legal acts (police record, certificates of citizenship); • The public accountability in the sense that in case of failure to observe time limit, the citizen has enough elements to question the judicial administration.; Additional information: • In line with Item 1 of PNDES; • In line with the national policy on Justice; • In line with the National Pact for the revival of justice • In line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 16)


  1. Sign Protocols of Operations Where Competence Shall Be Transferred to Municipalities and Regions

    BF0001, 2017, Capacity Building

  2. Respect Time Limit Required for Issuing Legal Acts

    BF0002, 2017, Capacity Building

  3. Vulnerable Persons Access to Legal Aid Funds

    BF0003, 2017, Justice

  4. Online Registration for Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Competitions

    BF0004, 2017, Capacity Building

  5. Registration and Complaints Handling Mechanism

    BF0005, 2017, Capacity Building

  6. Specialized Judicial Areas for Conomic Crimes

    BF0006, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  7. Citizen Committees to Control Racket in Public Administration

    BF0007, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  8. Capacities of Disciplinary Committees

    BF0008, 2017, Capacity Building

  9. Virtual Window of Public Administration

    BF0009, 2017, Capacity Building

  10. Right of Access to Public Information and to Administrative Documents

    BF0010, 2017, Legislation & Regulation

  11. Ministry and Public Institution Data in Open Format

    BF0011, 2017, E-Government

  12. Access Information and Citizen Involvement in State Budget

    BF0012, 2017, Capacity Building

  13. Community Dialogue on Local Budget (EDIC)

    BF0013, 2017, Capacity Building