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The Department of Law, Justice & Legislative Affairs is one of the important segment of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi and presently being housed at 8th Level, C-Wing of the Delhi Secretariat, I.P.Estate, New Delhi-110001. Amongst other functions allocated to this department under the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Transaction of Business Rules), 1993 the department is more importantly engaged in the functions such as tendering legal advice on variety of issues referred to by various departments of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi and also performing consultative role in regard to proposals for legislations, framing of statutory rules/regulations, notifications, byelaws and finalization of important MOUs etc.

This Department is also vested with the responsibility of preparation of panels of advocates in respect of Delhi High Court, CAT, District Courts, Sales Tax Appellate Tribunal and appointment of advocates out of such panels to defend interest of the departments of the Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi. This Department in the capacity of administrative department of the District Courts is also engaged in the supervision and monitoring of the execution of various plan/non-plan schemes in respect of district courts, which includes the construction of District Court Buildings at different places as well as scheme for purchase of land for the establishment of Family Courts at various locations in National Capital Territory of Delhi. This department also mandated with the authority of appointment of Oath Commissioners and Notaries and also maintaining relevant record required in this regard by the relevant Act.

This department is also entrusted with the administration of Law Officers including Addl. Public Prosecutors in the matter of grant of retainer ship fee to Standing Counsel (Civil)/(Criminal) as well as paying remuneration to the Addl.PPs and reviewing their fee structure from time to time. The amicus-curie appointed by the various courts are also entitled to receive payments as per rules from this department.
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