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Attorney General’s Department

As the Principal Law Office of the Crown, the Attorney General’s Office is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to all Ministries and Departments of Government. The Attorney General or her appointee appears for the Crown in all civil cases in which the Crown is a party. Civil proceedings against the Crown must be instituted against the Attorney General, and pursuant to the Crown Proceedings Act, her office also institutes civil proceedings on behalf of the Crown.