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SRO No 36 of 2021 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations

September 6, 2021

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Jun 16, 2021

SRO No 23 of 2021 Proclaimation of State of Emergency

Jun 16, 2021

SRO No 21 of 2021 Public Health (Restriction of Movement) (No. 2) Regulations

Jun 14, 2021

SRO No 27 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 10) Regulations

Jun 27, 2020

SRO No 25 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 9) Regulations

Jun 27, 2020

Procedure for Bail Application by Written Submissions

Jun 15, 2020

SRO No 19 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 8) Regulations

Jun 15, 2020

SRO No 15 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 6) Regulations

Apr 21, 2020

SRO NO 14 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (N0. 5) Regulations

Apr 21, 2020

Constitution of SKN

Mar 11, 2020

Registering as a Voter

Mar 3, 2020

St. Kitts and Nevis NRA Report

Feb 16, 2020

It is the principal mission of the Office of the Attorney General to provide legal advice and services to and on behalf of The Crown, and to conduct and respond to all matters of litigation for and against The Crown or any Ministry or Agency of the Government.

Importantly, its mandate includes the extensive oversight of the legislative agenda of the Government.

The Office of the Attorney General also provides administrative support for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and superintends all matters relating to the Electoral Office.

Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs

The Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs ensures that the rule of law is facilitated and supported by the various mechanisms by which citizens can have equal access to the justice system and by which they can be afforded the protection of the law. It also takes responsibility for ensuring that the statutes are updated and modernized to keep pace with an evolving society.

Quick and convenient access to important and noteworthy matters relevant to entities under the Office of the Attorney General and departments within the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs.

Hon. Mr. Vincent Byron
Attorney General

Ms. Diana Francis
Permanent Secretary

(Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs)

The Office of the Attorney General

The Office of the Attorney General is chiefly responsible for providing legal counsel and advice to the Executive Branch of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. The functioning of the Office is rooted in the Constitution and is further detailed by the provisions of the Attorney General’s Act Cap 3.02 of the laws of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.

One of the more prolific manifestations of the advisory functions of the Office of the Attorney General is its contribution to the legislative agenda of the government. As such, the responsibility of preparation of all legislation: from conceptualization to the presentation of Bills and the crafting of Regulations falls within the purview of the office.

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