LIST OF SECTIONS

The Work Distribution Law (Administration)
Telephone : 2518390

Hierarchy of Officers attending the files

Administration I (1)

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All matters to Gazetted Officers of Law Department including O.L (L) C, DPC (H) & DPC (L), appointment of reporters etc. in the ILR (Kerala Service) and administration of ILR, nomination of officers to various Boards/Funds/Committees etc.

Section Officer

Administration I (2)

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GPF, GIS, SLI, and FBS of all Officers and maintenance of Registers for the same.

Under Secretary

Administration I (3)

 

Pay Bills and T.A. Bills of N.G.Os, preparation of Income Tax Statement and TDS of N.G.Os issuing L.P.C., Salary Certificate.

Additional Law Secretary

Administration I (4)

 

Establishment matters of Confidential Assistants, Clerical Assistants, Clerical Assistants, Binders, Roneo Operators, Drivers And Attenders Preparation of Budget and reconciliation works, Meeting of Chief Secretary and Secretaries with Heads of Departments and Administration of O.L (L) C, Miscellaneous Matters other than that dealt with Admn.II (4) and SC/ST.

 

Adm. II (1)

 

Establishment matters of Duffedars and peons, loans and Advances holiday duty posting

Section Officer

Adm. II (2)

 

Establishment matters of Legal Assistants, Tamil and Kannada Translators.

Deputy Secretary

Adm. II (3)

 

Cash-contingencies, Payment of telephone bills and bills of Staff cars.

 

Adm. II (4)

 

Establishment matters of Typists and Office Superintendents, Journey sanction and Miscellaneous matters of Law Department Other then that dealt with in Adm.I (4).

 

Office Section

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Receiving and Distribution of Tapal, Dispatch, distribution And maintenance of furniture, supply of stationeries and other Articles, office accommodation.

Office Supdt.

Law Department Library

 

Files relating to purchase of books, subscription of journals and Connected matters and proper maintenance of stock registers, Payment register of books and periodicals attached to Library.

Deputy Secretary

Addl. Law Secretary

Records Section

Tel : 2518881

 

Receipt, distribution and keeping of disposal and Records.

 
   

Inspection (B) Section

 

B1

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Administration of the office of the Advocate General, Ernakulam, Appointment of Government Law Officers in the High Court, Standing Counsels and Panel Counsels in the Supreme Court, Law Officers in the District and Sub Court Centers.

 

B2

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Payment of fee to Advocate General Additional Advocate General, Special Government Pleader, Public Prosecutor, Government Pleaders and Standing Counsels.

 

B3

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Miscellaneous works relating to the office of the Government Law Officers, reciprocal arrangement for the conduct of cases with Other States, opinion regarding appointment of Special Public Prosecutor, Fees to Advocates etc.

Section Officer

B4

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Taking disciplinary action against Government Pleaders, Amendment to the Kerala Government Law Officers Rules etc.,

Under Secretary

Joint Secretary

   

Law (Suit) Section

Telephone : 2518048, 2518027

 
   

First relating to Scrutiny to Statement of facts, scrutiny of Suit Notices, scope for appeal, tendering opinion in cases where suit/OP is pending before the High Court, Lok Ayukta, District Court Sub Court, Munsiff Court, Consumer Court, MACT and other Authorities are dealt with in this wing. This is functioning under Three Joint Secretaries and work distribution is as follows:

 
   

Suit

 

C.1

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First from General Administration, Home, Law Industries and Public Works Department

Under Secretary

Joint Secretary

C.2

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Files from Revenue Department, Personal and Administrative Reforms, Housing, Cultural Affairs, Higher Education, Food And Civil Supplies and Social Welfare Departments.

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C.3

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Files from Agriculture, Co-operation Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Transport, Local Self Government and Rural Development Departments.

Under Secretary

Joint Secretary

C.4

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Files from Taxes, Planning and Economic Affairs, Irrigation/Water Resources, Forest and Wild Life, Science and Technology, Coastal and Shipping Navigation Departments.

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C.5

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Files from General Education Vigilance, Store Purchase, Public Relations, Election and Norka Departments.

Under Secretary

Joint Secretary

C.6

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Health, Labour, Finance/Insurance, Power, Fisheries, Legislative Departments and Departments not specifically allotted to other Seats.

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Law (D Section (opinion)

Telephone : 2518990

 

D.1

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Legal Opinion on files forward from Taxes, PWD, Fisheries and Ports, Planning and Economic Affairs Departments.

 

D.2

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Agriculture, Forest and Wild Life, Co-operation, Food and Civil Supplies Departments.

Section Officer

Deputy Secretary

D.3

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Local Self Government, Science and Technology, Rural Department, Social Welfare and Housing Departments.

Addl. Secretary

   

Law (E) section (opinion)

Telephone : 2518380

 

E.1

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Legal Opinion on files forwarded from Home Department except Withdrawal and Prosecution sanction and Vigilance Departments.

 

E.2

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P&ARD, GAD, Cultural Affairs, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Development and Cultural Affairs Departments, Personal Laws (Administration) and Opinion.

Section Officer

Addl. Secretary

E.3

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Higher Education, Home (Withdrawal and Prosecution Sanction Only) Departments.

 
   

Law (F) section

Telephone : 2518417

 

F.1

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Legal Opinion on files forwarded from General Education & Labour Department

Section Officer

Under Secretary

F.2

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Health & Family Welfare, Election, Public Relations, Power Department, Legislature & Miscellaneous Papers

Addl. Law Secy.

F.3

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Transport, Water Resources, Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation Departments.

 
   

Law (G) section

Telephone : 2518417

 

G.1

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Legal Opinion of files forwarded from store purchase and NORKA Departments, conveyancing work on files forwarded from all Department.

Section Officer

Deputy Secy.

Addl. Law Secy

G.2

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Finance and Industries Departments and files relating to Land Reforms

 

G.3

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Revenue, Files relating to Companies Act and administration of Court Fees and Suits Valuation.

 
   

Law (H) section

Telephone : 2518380

 

H.1

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Legal Aid matters, Advocate Welfare Fund Matters, administration of KELSA, Human Rights Commission, Advocate Clerks Welfare Fund.

Section Officer

Deputy Secy.

Addl. Law Secy.

H.2

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Verification of annual return of notaries, preparation of yearly Notaries list, disciplinary action against notaries, area extension of notaries.

 

H.3

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Inspection of the office of Notaries, appointment are Re-appointment of notaries

 
   

Legislation (A) section

Telephone : 2518044

 

A.1

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from Revenue Department, Legislature GAD & P&ARD, SC/ST Departments Files relating to Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act, Personal Laws, Summoning & proroguing of Kerala Legislative Assembly.

Section Officer

Under Secretary

Deputy Secretary

Joint Secretary

Addl. Law Secy.

A.2

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Main and Subordinates files from Taxes, Finance, Stores Purchase, Election, PRD & Insurance Departments.

 
   

Legislation (B) section

Telephone : 2518738

 

B.1

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from Agriculture, LSG D (Rural Development only), Vigilance, Water Resources, Forest & Wild Life, Home Departments, and Research Work.

Section Officer

Under Secretary

B.2

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from Food and Civil Supplies, Fisheries and Ports, Power, Co-operation, Planning & Economic Affairs, Law, Science & Technology and Environment Departments.

Deputy Secretary

Addl. Law Secy.

Special Secy.

   

Legislation (c) section

Telephone : 2518085

 

C.1

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from LSG D & Social Welfare Departments.

Section Officer

Under Secretary

Deputy Secy.

C.2

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from Industries and Housing Departments, Main legislation files from Labour Department, I.T. Department

Joint Secy.

Additional Law Secy

Special Secy.

C.3

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Main and Subordinate legislation files from Health Department and Subordinate legislation files from Labour Department.

 
   

Legislation (unification) section

Telephone : 2518417

 

Unit.I

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All legislation files relating to unification of laws and files from PWD.

Section Officer

Under Secy

Unit.II

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Main and Subordinate Legislation files from Transport Department.

Deputy Secy

Joint Secy

Addl. Secy

Unit.III

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Main and Subordinate legislation Files from General Education, Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Department.

Special Secy.

   

Legislation (publication) section

Telephone : 2518410

 

Leg. (Pbn) 1

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Publication of annual volumes of Acts and Ordinance Preparation And Publication of annual list of enactment in force in the State Corresponding with other States, re-printing of the Acts etc.

 

Leg. (Pbn) 2

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Republication of the Acts of Central Government, conveying the Views of State Government on Law Commission Reports, Bills of Central Government and other States on reciprocal basis, Handling of Government of India Gazette.

Section Officer

Joint  Secy

Leg. (Pbn) 3

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Preparation of State Codes and the Periodical revision thereof.

 

Leg. (Pbn) 4

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Keeping Folder Volumes of Central Acts and State Acts, Preparation and Publication of Index of the Statutory Rules And Notifications.

 
   

law translation (m-i) section

Telephone : 2518702

 

TM.1

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Section Officer,

Under Secy.

TM.2

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Addl. Law Secy.

   

law translation (m-ii) section

Telephone : 2518702

 

TM.3

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Section Officer,

Under Secy.

TM.4

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Addl. Law Secy.

   

law translation (m-iii) section

Telephone : 2518793

 

TM.5

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Section Officer,

Under Secy.

TM.6

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Addl. Law Secy.

   

law translation (m-iv) section

Telephone : 2518084

 

TM.7

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Section Officer,

Under Secy.

TM.8

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Addl. Law Secy.


   

law translation (m-v) section

Telephone : 2518084

 

TM.9

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Section Officer,

Under Secy.

TM.10

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Translation from Malayalam to English and Vice Versa.

Addl. Law Secy.

   

law (Tamil translation) section

Telephone : 2518084

 

TT.1

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Translation from English to Tamil and Vice Versa

Senior Tamil Translator

TT.2

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Translation from English to Tamil and Vice Versa

 

TT.3

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Translation from English to Tamil and Vice Versa

Senior Tamil Translator

TT.4

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Translation from English to Tamil and Vice Versa

 
   

law (Kannada translation) section

Telephone : 2518793

 

TK.1

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Translation from English to Kannada and Vice Versa

Senior Kannada Translator

TK.2

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Translation from English to Kannada and Vice Versa

 

TK.3

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Translation from English to Kannada and Vice Versa

Senior Kannada Translator

   

law (Parliamentary) section

Telephone : 2518084

 
   

Papers connected with the Kerala Legislative Assembly Loksabha, Rajyasabha, Consolidation of questions and Supplying of answers etc.

Section Officer

Deputy Secy.

Joint Secy.


 

 

law (Unified Special Cell) Telephone : 2518848

 

 

 

Scrutiny and translation of rules relating to Local Self Government Department.

Section Officer

Deputy Secy.

Addl. Law Secy.

 

 

law (Monitoring) Cell

 Telephone : 2518863

 

 

 

Monitoring of Government Cases

Joint Secretary


 

 

Law reforms cell

telephone : 2518863

 

 

 

To assist the law Reforms Committee in accomplishing Its tasks

Section Officer Under Secretary.

 

 

Law (Nodal) wing

telephone : 2518415, 2518410

 

 

 

Matters relating to e-governance in Law Department, work of developing the Law Portal, updating the content materials in the Website, collecting Government Orders for digitization to build knowledge Archive for Secretariat, Matters relating to M.G.P, Training, and attending all I.T related files received from various Department, content updation in respect of Law Department in the Kerala State Web Portal, matters relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Drafting of I.P.R Policy of the State.

Section Officer. (additional charge, Nodal Officer,

Joint Secretary)

 

 

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