To provide legal expertise and services to the Secretariat.

Functions of the Unit are:-

  • Provide legal advice and assistance to the Secretariat’s Divisions, Units and entities under the Secretariat 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 legal documents.
  • Contribute to the preparation of proposed bills/acts, subsidiary legislation (regulation, rules, orders etc.) and liaise with the Chief Parliamentary Draftsman and Attorney General’s Chambers, and
  • Prosecute and make follow up of cases in Courts of Law and courts decision, maintain database on courts decisions and ensure safe custody.