Office of Legal Affairs

Office of Legal Affairs

An Office of the Legal Counsel headed by a licensed Counselor-at-law, appointed by the Minister, whose functions shall include the following:

  1. Perform all legal works required by the Ministry and its auxiliary bodies. These include providing legal opinions to the Minister, the Deputy Ministers, the Assistant Ministers, and the various Departments of the Ministry, as well as representing the Ministry in any litigation, in association with the Ministry of Justice and any lawyer engaged by the Ministry for that purpose;
  2. Provide direction to the Ministry in the drafting of laws regulations required by the Ministry, including ensuring that such laws are consistent with the Constitution of Liberia and in harmony with other laws. The Legal Counsel shall ensure that laws relating to the functions and activities of the Ministry are available to the authorities of the Ministry as well as are easily accessible to the public;
  3. Provide an annual report to the Minister on the activities of the Office for inclusion by the Minister in the Ministry’s Annual Report , as well as such other reports as may be required by the Minister  or any of the Departments of the Ministry in connection with the duties, responsibilities and activities of the Office.

Latest News

  • GOVERNMENT OF LIBERIA THROUGH MOE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES MODALITIES FOR A $47 WORLD BANK/IDA MILLION GRANT FOR EDUCATION

    MONROVIA, TODAY – The World Bank has approved a $47 million project grant for Liberia in support of the Liberian Education Sector under a project term “Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE)”. The IRISE project will focus on improving the quality of secondary education services in particular which face several significant challenges including; inequitable access, retention

    July 3, 2019
  • THE MoE FROWNS ON CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS

    Monrovia, Today – The Ministry of Education frowns on the action exhibited by one of the administrators (Mr. Dean Juah, Jr) of the Soltiamon Christian School (SCS), located on 19th Street, Sinkor, who applied corporal punishment to one of its female students. Despite series of awareness of the Regulations as reiterated in the Ministry’s 2018/2019 academic calendar banning

    June 27, 2019
  • MoE improves ECE and Strengthens National School Systems under GPE-G2B Project

    In an effort to strengthen the education system, the Ministry of Education with funding from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is implementing a 4-year project geared towards improving equitable access to early childhood education, teacher quality in early childhood education, primary education in targeted disadvantaged counties, and strengthen National School Accountability Systems.

    June 19, 2019
  • Assurance issued by the Ministry of Education

    Monrovia, Liberia – In an effort to complete the academic year 2018/2019, the Ministry of Education is encouraging school administrators and proprietors to comply with all regulations set forth including adherence to timeline of the academic calendar which indicates that academic period for 2018/2019 runs from September 3, 2018, to July 19, 2019.

    June 6, 2019