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Attorney General's Department of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

The Attorney General is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Government. In that capacity he advises the Government, Government Departments, Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in respect of all legal matters. He conducts prosecutions in criminal cases and appears on behalf of the Government, Government Departments, Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in any Court or Tribunal.

The Attorney General plays an important role with regard to criminal matters and in certain instances acts in a quasi-judicial manner. He renders advise, either upon advice being sought or on his own initiative to State Departments, public officers, officers of the Police and other armed forces and officers in Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in respect of any criminal matter of importance or complexity.

WhatsApp Image 2021-03-16 at 14.37.23
Attorney General's Department of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

The Attorney General is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Government. In that capacity he advises the Government, Government Departments, Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in respect of all legal matters. He conducts prosecutions in criminal cases and appears on behalf of the Government, Government Departments, Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in any Court or Tribunal.

The Attorney General plays an important role with regard to criminal matters and in certain instances acts in a quasi-judicial manner. He renders advise, either upon advice being sought or on his own initiative to State Departments, public officers, officers of the Police and other armed forces and officers in Statutory Boards and Public Corporations in respect of any criminal matter of importance or complexity.

News and Announcements

Opportunity to Apprentice at the Attorney General’s Department

Any Candidate who has successfully completed the Final Examinations conducted by Sri Lanka Law CoIIege in April 2022, may apply to apprentice at the Attorney General’s…

Promotions and confirmations in the Attorney General’s Department

The Attorney General’s Department comprises of an approved cadre of Assistant State Counsel, State Counsel, Senior State Counsel, Deputy Solicitor…

Actg. Solicitor General Ms. Indika Demuni de Silva has been appointed to the post of Solicitor General effect from 30.07.2021

Having completed her secondary education…

News and Announcements

Opportunity to Apprentice at the Attorney General’s Department

Any Candidate who has successfully completed the Final Examinations conducted by Sri Lanka Law CoIIege in April 2022, may apply to apprentice at the Attorney General’s…

Promotions and confirmations in the Attorney General’s Department

The Attorney General’s Department comprises of an approved cadre of Assistant State Counsel, State Counsel, Senior State Counsel, Deputy Solicitor…

Actg. Solicitor General Ms. Indika Demuni de Silva has been appointed to the post of Solicitor General effect from 30.07.2021

Having completed her secondary education…