Ministry of Legal Affairs Offices

The Chief State Solicitor provides legal services to other government departments as well as to the public. Its main tasks are: 1. Focus on commercial and real estate issues and in these areas serve both. The services of the Chancellor`s Department can be used via our online booking system after making an appointment. The Commission was established by the Law Amendment Act, Cap. 3:03, with the mandate to prepare, publish and maintain a revised edition of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the only body entrusted with this responsibility. In carrying out this mandate, the Commission appointed the Director of the Office of the Attorney General, a position established by the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago, as Head of the Criminal Law Department. The creation of this post arose out of the need for a constitutional position. The Chief Parliamentary Counsel heads the Bills Department, which plays a crucial role in the implementation of government policy.

This involves developing technically sound legislation for client departments; advise the government. The Public Prosecutor`s Office plays a crucial role in the administration of justice by advising the State on all aspects of civil law, representing the State in constitutional and civil proceedings, assisting in drafting and. The Counter-Terrorism Department of the Attorney General`s Office and Legal Affairs was established in the fourth quarter of 2015. Its main task is to implement the powers conferred on the Attorney General by the Anti-terrorism Act (Cap. 12:07. Paul L. Adderley Building John F. Kennedy Drive P.O. We maintain the National Archives of Births, Adoptions, Marriages and Deaths from 1893; Register land registers and maintain a register of companies. The Intellectual Property Office was established on December 1, 1997 (Section 3 of the Patents Act 1996) and is located at 3rd Floor, Capital Plaza, 11 – 13 Frederick Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad. A department within the Ministry of Attorney General and Legal Affairs. The information contained on this website is for general information purposes only.

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