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)77/2000/Pt/245 Dated, Shillong the 11th October,2017 - CORRIGENDUM - to Notification No.LJ(A)77/2000/Pt/243 dated 30-06-2017.
- LJ(B).61/2015/146 Dated Shillong, the 22nd September, 2017 - Appointment of Shri. Sandeep Kumar Jindal, Adv. as Special Public Prosecutor to conduct the case relating to Special CID Case No. 2/2007 with immediate effect until further order.
- LR(B)50/2005/PtI/236 Dated Shillong, the 21st September, 2017 - Instructed that all panel Adv. appearing on behalf of the Government of Meghalaya in Supreme Court/High Court/District Court/Other Courts or Tribunals, shall in the forwarding letter mention the Office Memorandum or attach any specific order under which the claim has been made or it is entitled "CIRCULAR".