Office of the Attorney General & Ministry of Legal Affairs

Paul L. Adderley Building
John F. Kennedy Drive
P.O. Box N-3007
Nassau, N.P, The Bahamas
Web Site:
Phone:(242) 322-1141/4 or 502-0400
Fax:(242) 502-0400
(242) 322-2255 (Legal)
(242) 502-0403 (PS)
(242) 322-5921 (Min)
Areas of Responsibility

Department of Legal Affairs

Other Areas of Responsibilities

Legal Advisor to the Government
Drafting and Preparation of Government Legislation
Relations with the Judiciary and Bar
Notaries Public
Criminal Prosecution
International Legal Cooperation
Mutual Legal Assistance
Office of the Public Defender
Law Reform and Revision
Legal Education
Justices of the Peace
Law Report/Legal Aid
Relations with the Industrial Relations Tribunal
Registration of Documents
Registration of Births, Marriages And Deaths
Registration of Companies
Registration of Business Names
Registration of Documents
Registration of Commission Merchants
Intellectual Property Rights
Relations with the Utilities Regulations and Competition Authority (URCA)