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The Attorney General of Seychelles is the head of the Department of Legal Affairs and is responsible for criminal prosecution, civil litigation and notarial work. The chambers advises the government on all legal matters that pertain to international law and relations—in particular, any matters that pertain to international contracting. Additionally, the chambers provides legal advice and services to any government organisations, drafts legislation, and conducts law reform if needed.[1][2][3][4]

While Seychelles also has a Minister of Legal Affairs, the ministerial post is held by the President of Seychelles.[5]

List of attorneys generalEdit

This list is incomplete.

*David Esparon served as the Acting Attorney General until Ally assumed the post.[17]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES: PUBLIC SECTOR FUNCTIONS MANUAL" (PDF). June 2008.
  2. ^ "About us". www.attorneygeneraloffice.gov.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  3. ^ "SeyLII | Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles". greybook.seylii.org. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  4. ^ Appeal, Seychelles Court of; Seychelles (2005). The Seychelles Court of Appeal rules 2005.
  5. ^ "Verbatim Report" (PDF). FPAC/Department of Legal Affairs. August 12, 2013.
  6. ^ "From Mauritius to Seychelles – André Sauzier's lifelong dedication to Justice". Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  7. ^ "Justice Andre Sauzier (04-10-1923 – 12.05.2014)". www.nation.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  8. ^ "Profile - Law Chambers of Francis Chang-Sam". www.francis-changsam.com. Archived from the original on 2018-07-11. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  9. ^ Seychelles: History of Political Events : the Transition Period : from a Single Party System to Multi-party Democracy, December 1991 to August 1993. Seychelles Institute for Democracy. 1993.
  10. ^ "Anthony F.T. Fernando - Contributing Authors - About - TDM Journal (Transnational Dispute Management) - The Network for International Arbitration, Mediation and ADR, International Investment Law and Transnational Dispute Management". www.transnational-dispute-management.com. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  11. ^ "Seychelles resort saga continues | Travel News | eTurboNews". Travel News | eTurboNews. 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  12. ^ "Seychelles Attorney General and Justice of Appeal sworn into office". www.statehouse.gov.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  13. ^ "President announces three constitutional appointments". www.nation.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  14. ^ "Appointment of New Attorney General". www.statehouse.gov.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  15. ^ "Seychelles' Attorney General: Modernise office, increase staff numbers". Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  16. ^ "New Attorney General sworn in". www.statehouse.gov.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.
  17. ^ "Resignation Of Attorney General". www.statehouse.gov.sc. Retrieved 2018-07-20.