Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs


Our Departments

All our departments. Together in one place.

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Registrar General's Department

The Registrar General’s Department oversees civil, land & commercial registration in Trinidad & Tobago. We maintain the national archive of births, adoptions, marriages and deaths from 1893; record land titles and maintain a register of companies/businesses.

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Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

The Director of Public Prosecutions, a position created by the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago, is the head of the Criminal Law Department. The establishment of this position stemmed from the need for a constitutional post...

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Office of the Chief State Solicitor

The Chief State Solicitor provides legal services to other Government Ministries and Departments as well as to the members of the public. Its main functions are as follows: 1. To focus on commercial and property law matters and in these areas serve both...

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Office of the Solicitor General

The Solicitor General’s Department performs a critical role in the administration of justice by: Advising the State on all aspects of Civil Law, by representing the State in both Constitutional and Civil Proceedings, by Assisting in the formulation and...

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Law Revision

Established by the Law Revision Act, Chap. 3:03, the Commission's mandate is to prepare, publish and maintain a Revised Edition of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the only agency charged with this responsibility. In pursuance of this mandate the Commission's...

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Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel

The Chief Parliamentary Counsel heads the Legislative Drafting Department, which plays a critical role in the implementation of Government policy. The Mission is to produce technically sound legislation for client Ministries; to advise the Government...

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Anti-Terrorism Unit

The Anti-Terrorism Desk of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs was established in the fourth quarter of 2015. Its primary mandate is the implementation of the powers of the Attorney General under the Anti-Terrorism Act, Chap. 12:07.

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Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Office was created on the 1st December, 1997 (Section 3 of the Patents Act, 1996) and is situated at 3rd Floor, Capital Plaza, 11 – 13 Frederick Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad. A department within the Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs...