Law & Prosecution
Law Department of Chandigarh Administration is headed by Legal
Remembrancer who is the Head of the Department and the Home
Secretary-cum-Law Secretary, U.T., Chandigarh is the
Administrative Secretary of the department. The next officer in
hierarchy is the codification & Publication Officer who is
assisted by a team of Law Officers on legal side and on the
Administrative side he is assisted by the Superintendent Grade-I alongwith Senior Assistant, Junior Assistants, Clerks and Stenos
who deal with administrative matters.
The Legal Remembrancer has also been
designated as Director of Prosecution, Chandigarh
Administration. On the prosecution side there are two District
Attorneys, 5 Deputy District Attorneys alongwith a team of 14
Assistant District Attorneys.
The Law Department of Chandigarh Administration is the apex
legal wing of the Chandigarh Administration. The main functions
of the Law Department are as under:-
- Rendering of legal advice on various legal matters.
- Vetting of statutory notifications.
Appointment of Govt. counsels to defend
the cases before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, Punjab
& Haryana High Court, Central Administrative Tribunal and
National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.
- Issuing of instruction to the District Attorneys for
defending of cases before the hon’ble District Court and
Framing of panel of Govt. Counsels for
defending cases of the Chandigarh Administration before
Monitoring of court cases of the