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Ministerial Portfolio

Attorney-General

Current Minister:
Hon David Parker
Description: 

Responsibilities include being the senior Law Officer of the Crown with principal responsibility for the government’s administration of the law, the principal legal adviser to the government, the principal plaintiff or defendant on behalf of the government in the courts, and ensuring the operations of government are conducted lawfully and constitutionally, maintaining the relationship of the government with the judiciary, and overseeing the government’s role in the administration of the criminal law. 

Department: 

Crown Law Office
Parliamentary Counsel Office

Vote: 

Vote Attorney-General
Vote Parliamentary Counsel

Legislation: 

Parliamentary Counsel Office
Legislation Act 2012

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 31 October 2017

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