Policy Reform and Legislation

Welcome to the website of Policy Reform and Legislation, in the Department of Communities & Justice. Policy Reform and Legislation advises the Attorney General, the Department and other departments on legal policy and legislative reform.

Role of Policy Reform and Legislation

Policy Reform and Legislation develops and conducts the Attorney General's legislative program and provides parliamentary and administrative support services.

 Policy Reform and Legislation role is to:

  • identify the need for, and formulate changes to, the law and legal system,

  • ensure quality legal policy advice is provided to the Attorney General and Government,

  • implement the Attorney General's legislative program, and

  • inform the community about changes to, and the operation of, legislation within the Attorney General's portfolio.