As the Government Legal Adviser, a role undertaken by AGC’s Civil Division, it is responsible for:
Providing legal advice to the Ministries and Organs of State on a wide spectrum of issues such as:
Drafting and vetting contracts and legal documents such as:
Representing the Government in international initiatives which have an impact on domestic law, such as the UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Working Groups on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and electronic commerce.
Representing the Singapore Government in court proceedings instituted by or against the Government, and in negotiations, mediations and other dispute resolution hearings relating to:
Representing the Singapore Government in disciplinary inquiries against public officers.
Acting as the Protector of Charities.