To provide effective legal advice, on time, to the Ministry, the Department, government and the public on education legislation and law.
To manage any litigation concerning the Ministry and the Department.
To advise on all agreements pertaining to the Department/Ministry.
To manage and report on the statutory obligations relating to human rights.
To draft regulations and legislation and assist with the processing thereof:
Reviewing existing legislation via amendments passed in Parliament.
Drafting new legislation, identified by the Minister.
To monitor, support and evaluate higher education and training authorities with regard to the implementation of legislation, and to manage court actions.