To provide legal expertise and services to the Ministry.
This Unit will perform the following activities:-
(i) Provide legal advice and assistance to Ministry’s Divisions and Units 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) Provide technical support in preparation of proposed bill/act, subsidiary;
(iii) Oversee negotiations of the Labour and Employment Development agreements;
(iv) Participate to various negotiations and meetings that call for legal expertise on labour and employment sectors;
(v) Translate laws and legislation within the Ministry;
(vi) Liaise with the Office of Attorney Generals Chamber on litigation of civil cases, criminal and other claims involving the Ministry; and
(vii) Prepare and review various legal instruments such as orders, notices, certificates, agreements and transfer deeds.
This Unit will be led by a Principal Legal Officer.