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Legal Services Unit

 

 Objective

To provide legal expertise and services to the ministry

 Functions

(i)           To provide Legal advice and assistance to Ministry’s Divisions and Units and entities under the Ministry on interpretation of laws, terms of contract, terms of agreements, privatization agreements, procurement contracts guarantees, letters of undertaking, memorandum of understanding, consultancy agreements and other type of agreements and other legal documents;

(ii)          To facilitate preparation of proposed bills/acts, subsidiary legislation (regulation, rules, orders etc) and liaise with the Chief Parliamentary Draftsman and Attorney General’s Chambers; and

(iii)        To prosecute and make follow up of cases in Courts of Law and courts decision, maintain data base on courts decisions and ensure safe Custody.

The Unit will be led by a Principal Legal Officer.