Attorney General of Guyana

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The Ministry of Legal Affairs and Attorney General's Chambers ensures that proper legal services are provided to the Government of Guyana, as well as statutory services to the public. The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs is the head of the chambers.[1] The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Legal affairs handles administrative responsibilities for the departments within the Ministry and is the Accounting Officer. The Advice and Litigation Division and the Drafting Division of the Attorney General's Chambers are headed by the Attorney General and Chief Parliamentary Counsel respectively. [2]

List of attorneys general[edit]

British Guiana
Guyana - Post-independence in 1966
  • Shridath Ramphal[8] (1965-1972) [served as the Minister of Justice from 1973-1978]
  • Mohamed Shahabuddeen (1973-1987)[9] [also the Minister of Justice from 1978-1987]
  • Keith Massiah[8][2] (1988-1992) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Bernard de Santos[10] (1993-1997) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Charles Ramson[11] (1998-2002) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Doodnauth Singh[12] (2002-2009) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Charles Ramson[11][12][9] (2009-2011) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Mohabir Anil Nandlall (2011-2014) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]
  • Basil Williams[10] (2015-present) [also referred to as the Minister of Legal Affairs]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Ministry of Legal Affairs - Ministry of Legal Affairs". mola.gov.gy. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  2. ^ a b "Administration - Ministry of Legal Affairs". mola.gov.gy. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  3. ^ a b "No. 21354". The London Gazette. 31 August 1952. p. 2361.
  4. ^ The Solicitors' Journal and Reporter, Volume 14. p. 357.
  5. ^ a b "No. 26703". The London Gazette. 24 January 1896. p. 422.
  6. ^ a b "Jamaica.history". Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  7. ^ "No. 40537". The London Gazette. 15 July 1955. p. 4092.
  8. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1972:Feb.-Mar." HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  9. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Nov-Dec 1987". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  10. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1993Jan-Apr,Aug,Dec 1993". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  11. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1998Feb-Apr 1998". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  12. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. January 2003". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-07-04.