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The Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department performs multifarious functions which are related to legal, administrative and  the dispensation of administration of justice in the State. The main functions of the department are :

i. Legal Affairs: Files relating to legal opinion received from different Government Departments, Corporations and other Public Sector Undertakings are examined and legal opinion / advice tendered. Recommendations of various committees, commissions are also examined and agreement / deeds executed by the State Government with different organizations / bodies / companies etc. are drafted.

ii. Legislative Affairs: All proposal for drafting any Bill, Ordinance and vetting of rules, notifications, regulations are handled by this branch. It monitors passage of every Bill and Ordinance including introduction, printing, proof reading, obtaining assent of the Governor.

iii. Parliamentary Affairs: being the Administrative Department of the State Legislature, this department deals with all matters relating to the State legislature including summoning and prorogation of the sessions and grant of housing / car advances in favour of Members of State legislature. The Salaries, Allowances, pensions and other privileges of the member of the State Legislature / Ex-Legislators are also within the administrative domain of this department.

iv. Judicial Affairs / Litigation: being the administrative department of State Judiciary, all matters relating to High court and Subordinate Judiciary are being dealt by Law Department. The matters relating to State Legal Services Authority, holding of Lok Adalats, providing of legal aid is also being monitored by this department. It also exclusively deals with all court cases involving interest of the State Government right from the lowest court to the Apex Court. Engagement of Lawyers, Standing Counsels, Public Prosecutors and Notaries, examination of the proposals to file appeals, revisions including appeal against acquittal and Special Leave Petitions are the main functions of the Branch.


S. No. Name Designation Mobile email Photo
  Shri Abdul Majid Bhat  Secretary  
  Shri Achal Sethi Special Secretary  
  Shri. Abdul Rashid Fayaz Special Secretary    
  Shri. Ashok Singh Director Finance    
  Shri. Jang Bahadur



Additional Secretary  
  Dr. Gh. Mohi-ud-Din Gani Additional Secretary      



  Shri Ashish Gupta Deputy Legal Remembrancer
  Shri. Khursheed Ahmad Bhat Deputy Legal Remembrancer  
  Mtr. Javeeda Akther Deputy Legal Remembrancer
  Sh. Riaz Ahmed Riaz Deputy Legal Remembrancer      
  Vibhati Sharma Deputy Legal Remembrancer      
  Shri Mohammad Ashraf Deputy Director Library
  Shri Parvez Ahmad Lone

Assistant Director (P &S)

  Shri. Shafiq Hussain Mircha Assistant Legal Remembrancer /PLO

  Shri. Waseem Ahmad Lone Assistant Legal Remembrancer /PLO      












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