New Attorney General 2014-11-05 New Attorney General   His Excellency the President has appointed Solicitor General Y.J.W.Wijayatilake, PC as the new Attorney General of Sri Lanka with effect from 23.10.2014. He becomes the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka.
New Solicitor General 2014-11-05 New Solicitor General   Senior Additional Solicitor General Mrs. Bimba Jayasinghe Tillekeratne PC has been appointed as the new Solicitor General of Sri Lanka with effect from 23.10.2014.

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The Attorney General is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Government. In that capacity he advises the Government.


The office of "Attorney-General" was formally adopted in the year 1884. A detailed account of the history of the

The Law Officers

The law officers of the Attorney General's Department consists of the following

Special Units

All IB extracts received by the Attorney-General on investigations relating to Child Abuse matters