About

Law, Justice. Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights Department

History:

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Law and Oder Department was established in 1949. In 1952, it was renamed as the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Law Secretariat. In 1972, it was again modified as the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Law and Parliamentary Affairs Secretariat. In 1996, it was declared as the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Department. After the assignment of Human Rights functions in 2005, it is known as Azad Jammu and Kashmir Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights Department.

Acheivements:

  • Provision of full fledged legal regime in the State.
  • Prosecution and defence of Government cases in all courts.
  • Compilation of all laws since 1947.
  • Printing of all laws in AJ&K is under process out of which three volumes are available for marketing.
  • Furnishing legal opinion to different government departments and agencies.
  • Provision of Administrative support to all special institutions and attached departments.