General

Legal Aid Department is a government agency that provides legal advice and legal assistance to the lower income group according to the Legal Aid Act 1971

Jurisdiction :

1. Syariah family matters  

2. Civil family matters  

3. Civil cases  

  • workmen's compensations
  • padi cultivators
  • small estate (distribution)
  • road accident
  • moneylenders
  • hire-purchase
  • tenancy matters
  • probate and letters of administration
  • adoption
  • consumer claims 

4. Criminal cases  

  • To plead guilty to the charge and to make a plea of mitigation
  • Offences under the Child Act 2001
  • Minor offences 

5. Legal advice in all legal matters  

6. Mediation for Syariah and civil cases