Functions of the Legal Aid Department are as follows:

  • To give legal advice on all legal matters (Fourth Schedule)
  • To represent or provide legal assistance in proceedings in all courts in Malaysia within the jurisdiction as provided in the Second Schedule (criminal jurisdiction) and the Third Schedule (civil jurisdiction) Legal Aid Act 1971
  • To provide mediation services
  • To promote legal awareness to the general public on their rights under the law. eSyariahMahkamahMAMPUJPADBPBPAIIMINTANILKAPBHEUUMdIMSC1Malaysia MyGov_Mobile