Under the authority of a Head of Division, the Legal Affairs Division shall be responsible for:

- Preparing and finalizing, all draft instruments, Laws or regulations initiated by the Ministry or submitted to the Minister for signature;

- Conducting the procedures for the settlement of disputes between operators and regulators;

- Expressing a legal opinion on matters concerning the Ministry;

- Codification of Laws and regulatory texts governing the activities of the Ministry;

- Ascertaining that all acts endorsed by the Ministry are lawful;

- Promoting and popularizing legal culture within the Ministry; - Processing petitions for reprieve directed against the acts produced by the Ministry, in conjunction with the operational structures concerned;

- Defending the interests of the State before the courts when the Ministry is involved in a suit, in conjunction with the competent services of the Ministry of Justice.

It shall comprise:

- the Regulation and Studies Unit

- the Litigation Unit.



Director of Legal Affairs Division




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