What We Do
The Ministry of Law plays the following key roles:
- To formulate and review legal, intellectual property, land, insolvency, public trustee, moneylending, pawnbroking, legal aid and community mediation policies, as well as legislation and strategies under MinLaw's purview;
- To provide legal and policy input for other Ministries' proposed Bills and programmes; and
- To develop the legal services, alternative dispute resolution and intellectual property sectors.
- To regulate and license all law practice entities and register foreign-qualified lawyers in Singapore.
The Ministry of Law's Community Legal Services Group handles matters relating to insolvency, public trustee, moneylending, pawnbroking, legal aid and community mediation..
The Ministry of Law also comprises these Statutory Boards and Agency: