President Serzh Sargsyan relieved the minister from his position, in compliance with the article 55.4 of the Constitution, the presidential press service reported.
Reasons for and details of resignation are not disclosed.
Manukyan is a lawyer, who worked as an assistant secretary of the Supreme Council in 1993-1995. He was a member of the Central Executive Committee in 1995, and worked as a specialist in the permanent commission of the National Assembly of Armenia on state and legal affairs in 1995-1996.
Manukyan was appointed the Deputy Minister of Justice in 1998-1999, served as chairman of the economic court in 1999-2005, and as chairman of the court of cassation in 2005-2008. In 2011 he was appointed Armenia's Ambassador to Georgia, and then as Minister of Justice in April 2014.