The Legal Unit is a service unit established to render general legal services to the Ministry. Legal Services being rendered by the unit are as follows:-

  1. Processing and execution of Contract Agreements' for all departments listed above.
  2. Proffering legal opinions on:-
    • Terms, Conditions and implementation of Contracts,
    • Personnel matters,
    • Bank Guarantees,
    • Labour Disputes, etc.
  3. International Convention and Protocols and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Environmental related matters.
  4. Attending departmental and Inter-ministerial meetings convened within and outside the Ministry.
  5. Attending Court Sessions to defend the Ministry cases, and institute actions against erring contractors, etc and
  6. Attending to other matters that may be referred to the Unit for consideration from time to time.