Ministry of Legal Affairs Sri Lanka

The main task of the Legal Department is to provide legal advice to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other line ministries, Sri Lankan missions abroad and overseas missions in Sri Lanka. It also provides legal information to foreign governments, the United Nations, other international organizations and organizations, conducts bilateral negotiations, prepares agreements for signature, and takes steps to ratify agreements. 1. Assist the Attorney General`s Office in legal, legislative and regulatory matters, as well as in agreements and contracts on foreign loans and grants signed between the government and other states, bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, to ensure that thoughtful advice regarding the work of the ministry can be obtained. 4. Legal assistance to the Ministry or its departments in legal, regulatory and other routine matters, upon request for advice. 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. „Legal advice on all matters relating to the Customs Department and ensure that it operates effectively and efficiently within the framework of the law in order to achieve the objectives of the Department” The Ministry of Justice, Prison Administration and Constitutional Reform is responsible for carrying out constitutional reforms that create the legal framework and provide physical facilities to protect the rule of law and act in full fairness to all, who demand the law or the protection of the law. The following areas have been identified as specific priorities for the Ministry of Justice. The main activities of the Department are: legal advice; the negotiation of bilateral and multilateral agreements; service of judicial documents; provide information; Updating of the Sri Lanka Treaty Index, which includes all bilateral, regional and multilateral agreements/memorandums of understanding signed by Sri Lanka, development of an instrument with powers authorizing accredited representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka to sign agreements/memorandums of understanding with foreign governments and international organizations.

8. Collect and maintain legislation and other reference and research materials. 6. Participation in investigations relating to the Ministry conducted by the Human Rights Commission, labour tribunals and other commissions and tribunals. අධිකරණ, බන්ධනාගාර කටයුතු හා ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථා ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණ අමාත්‍ය ජනාධිපති නීතිඥ ආචාර්ය විජයදාස රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ස්ව්ට්සර්ලන්ත. 2. What are the main areas of service provided by the Legal Affairs Directorate? The services are provided by the Directorate of Legal Affairs in the following two main directions: The information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the Attorney General`s offices and, while we strive to keep it current and accurate, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the Site. Legal career Mr. Marapana joined the Office of the Attorney General in 1968 as Crown counsel.

He served the Department of Attorneys General as State Attorney, Senior State Attorney and Deputy Solicitor General. He was appointed Advisor to the President in 1988. He was appointed Solicitor General in 1990 and Attorney General in 1992. In 1994, after the United National Party changed government, he resigned as Attorney General and returned to the unofficial Bar Association. As of July 2021, the United States had shared 3,408,370 safe and effective doses of COVID-19 vaccine free of charge with the people of Sri Lanka. This includes 1,908,270 doses of Pfizer and 1,500,100 doses of Moderna. Of the 3,408,370 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in collaboration with COVAX. Head of the Contract Law Department, Commissioner, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Multilateral Treaties Division, Treaties and Law Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Legal Adviser, Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights 5. Assist the Attorney General`s Office in defending legal proceedings in which the Minister of Finance or Ministry officials have been designated as parties, including by preparing observations, participating in consultations, representing the Ministry in court with other relevant officials, and facilitating the follow-up of court decisions and judgments.