CITIZEN CHARTER OF DEPARTMENT OF LAW, JUSTICE & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

ABOUT US

The Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department performs multifarious functions which are related to legal, administrative and  the dispensation of administration of justice in the State. The main functions of the department are :

i. Legal Affairs: Files relating to legal opinion received from different Government Departments, Corporations and other Public Sector Undertakings are examined and legal opinion / advice tendered. Recommendations of various committees, commissions are also examined and agreement / deeds executed by the State Government with different organizations / bodies / companies etc. are drafted.

ii. Legislative Affairs: All proposal for drafting any Bill, Ordinance and vetting of rules, notifications, regulations are handled by this branch. It monitors passage of every Bill and Ordinance including introduction, printing, proof reading, obtaining assent of the Governor.

iii. Parliamentary Affairs: being the Administrative Department of the State Legislature, this department deals with all matters relating to the State legislature including summoning and prorogation of the sessions and grant of housing / car advances in favour of Members of State legislature. The Salaries, Allowances, pensions and other privileges of the member of the State Legislature / Ex-Legislators are also within the administrative domain of this department.

iv. Judicial Affairs / Litigation: being the administrative department of State Judiciary, all matters relating to High court and Subordinate Judiciary are being dealt by Law Department. The matters relating to State Legal Services Authority, holding of Lok Adalats, providing of legal aid is also being monitored by this department. It also exclusively deals with all court cases involving interest of the State Government right from the lowest court to the Apex Court. Engagement of Lawyers, Standing Counsels, Public Prosecutors and Notaries, examination of the proposals to file appeals, revisions including appeal against acquittal and Special Leave Petitions are the main functions of the Branch.

OFFICERS OF LAW DEPARTMENT

S.NO.

NAME

DESIGNATION

1.

Shri Mohammd Ashraf Mir

Secretary

2.

Shri Dilshad Ahmad Baba

Special Secretary

3.

Shri Muzaffar Ahmad Wani

Additional Secretary

4.

Shri Achal Sethi

Additional Secretary

5.

Shri Abdul Rashid Fayaz

Additional Secretary

6.

Shri Amit Kumar

FA/CAO

7.

Shri Showkat Ahamd Mir

Deputy Legal Remembrancer

8.

Shri Ghulam Nabi

Deputy Legal Remembrancer

9

Shri Aijaz Ahmad Shah (KAS)

Under Secretary

10.

Mtr Javeeda Akhtar

Assistant Legal Remembrancer

11.

Shri Ashish Gupta

Assistant Legal Remembrancer/PLO

12.

Shri Khurshid Ahmad Bhat

ALR/PLO

13.

Shri Shabir Ahmad Deedad

ALR/PLO

14.

Shri Suhail Hassan Tantray

ALR/PLO

15.

Shri Mohammad Ashraf

Assistant Director Library