Legislative Drafting

Legislative drafting constitutes a vital component of the work of the Solicitor General’s office. The Office of the Solicitor General is the government institution responsible for the government in Legislative and legal drafting Services. The office conducts drafting original bills, amendment bills, and subsidiary pieces of legislation with a view to giving effect to the objectives of the Government, in terms of the constitutional, political, social, and economic goals and aspirations of the Government.


In addition, the office advises Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of Government on proposed legislation by assisting in developing the legislative proposal.

The Solicitor-General also works in close collaboration with the Executive Counsel by Attending sittings of the Executive Counsel when bills are being presented, rendering legal assistance to the Counsel by incorporating amendments made in the bills during the sittings, and preparing cabinet memoranda for bills to be laid before the Parliament.