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:
Our Vision, Mission and Core Values
A Trusted Legal System; A Trusted Singapore.
Advancing access to justice, the rule of law, the economy and society through policy, law and services.
Our Core Values
We act with honesty and impartiality.
We take responsibility for our decisions and actions.
We do the right thing, in the right way.
We treat everyone with respect and courtesy.
We seek to understand the needs of the people we serve.
We are ready to go the extra mile.
We take pride in what we do and deliver quality and timely work.
We work together for the best results, and to bring out the best in one another.
We learn and innovate to do things better.