Mandate Of The Legal Services Department

  1. Drafting of legislative bills proposed by members or Assembly committees;
  2. Scrutinizing Assembly bills to ensure they comply and do not contradict the Constitution or any other national legislation;
  3. Drawing contracts and legal agreements on behalf of the Assembly;
  4. Offering advice on procedure and practice to the Speaker, other presiding officers and members of the County Assembly;
  5. Ensuring compliance with the law;
  6. Giving of legal opinions on matters before or relating to the County Assembly;
  7. Carrying on legal research on matters before the Department;
  8. Interpreting and advising the Assembly accordingly on legal matters;
  9. Providing any other legal services that may be required by the Assembly, its committees, the Speaker or the Clerk.