Immigration and Emigration Unit (I & E Unit)

The Immigration and Emigration Unit specializes in cases dealing with human smuggling and trafficking via sea and air. Accordingly its mandate involves prosecution of offenses committed under the Immigrants and Emigrants Act No. 20 of 1948 (as amended) and the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act No. 2 of 1996 (as amended). At present the Unit […]

Public Petitions Unit

This Unit was set up several years ago, in order to inquire into complaints made by any citizen with regard to injustices caused to them by an officer of the state in the performance of official duties including the neglect of such duties. The Unit comprises of Attorneys-at-Law supervised by a Senior Deputy Solicitor General, […]

Child Protection Unit (CH Unit)

A special unit was established in August 2004 within the Attorney General’s Department to handle child abuse cases, keeping in par with the government’s commitment towards enhancing child protection measures. The said Unit was established upon the approval of a proposal tabled before the Cabinet by the then Minister of Justice. In September 2011, a […]