Law Department basically deals with all legal matters concerning the State Government. It is entrusted with drafting, legislation, advice on legal matters to Government Departments and publication of Bills and Acts, and vetting of statutory notifications, rules, bye-laws of the various administrative Departments of the Government of Meghalaya. The Officers of the Law Department are borne from the Meghalaya Legal Service and the ministerial staff belongs to the Meghalaya Secretariat Service.
The business of the Government of Meghalaya is transacted in accordance with the Rules of Executive Business of the Government of the State of Meghalaya. These rules have been framed under clause (2) and (3) of Article 166 of the Constitution of India.
- LJ(A)28/2001/Pt.I/321 Dated Shillong the 14th March, 2018 - In supersession of this Deptt's letter No. LJ(A) 28/2001/Pt.I/319 dt.09.03/2018, the Governor of Meghalaya is pleased to appoint Shri. Macmillan Byrsat, MLA as Chairman of the Meghalaya State Law Commission w.e.f. date of joining and he will be entitled to facilities in category 'A' as per Finance (AF) Department's......
- LJ(A)28/2001/Pt.I/319 - Dated Shillong the 9th March,2018 - Appointment of Shri. Macmillan Byrsat, MLA as Chairman, Meghalaya State Law Commission under category 'A' with effect from the date of taking over charge and until further orders.
- I/D.No.LL.(B)92/2008/21 Dated Shillong the 7th March 2018 - Meghalaya Passengers & Goods Taxation (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act No.16 of 2017) for favour of information and necessary action.
- I/D.No.LL.(B)63/91/63 Dated Shillong the 7th March 2018 - Meghalaya Nursing (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act No.15 of 2017) for favour of information and necessary action.