Law Department of West Bengal Government: In today’s program, we will talk about one of the most important departments of the government of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, which is well known as the Law Department.
A government structure consists of three main organs, one is the law department and the other is executive and judiciary departments. However, the largest of these three departments is known as the law department.
Apart from the central government of India, the West Bengal government structure has its own law department. This department is basically divided into two sub-divisional and its functions are conducted through sub-divisional.
|Name of the Department||Law Department, West Bengal|
|Services||Maintain Law and Development in West Bengal|
|Current CM||Mamata Banerjee|
|Purpose||To ensure that the law is properly documented and interpreted as necessary of West Bengal.|
In the event, first, we will discuss the history of the formation of the department and its aims, objectives, and functions.
Law Department of West Bengal
The Department of Law of the Government of West Bengal is the highest authority in drafting various laws and following them in full. However, it should be noted that the laws approved by this department are limited to the West Bengal administrative area only.
The Department of Law of the Government of West Bengal was formed on March 1, 1958. The Department of Law was formed by revising the then Legislative Judicial Department.
However, in 1963, the department was again divided into two different sections, Legislative and Judicial. Two separate sub-divisions, Judicial and Legislative, started their journey together in 1988 under the name of the Department of Law. Since then, the department has been renamed the Department of Law.
At present, there are two sub-divisions in the Department of Law, Government of West Bengal, namely, the Legislative Division and the Official Language Division, respectively. The Department of Law translates the various ordinances, bills, and policies of the Central Government into Nepali and Bengali.
It works to translate the laws of the Government of India into Bengali and Nepali and to make those ordinances and bills more familiar to the people of West Bengal.
Law and Acting Minister, Government of West Bengal
Department of Law, Government of West Bengal is the best authority for drafting. The Department is handled by a minister in charge.
At present is in charge of the department with Malay Ghatak, a minister of West Bengal. He is a leader of the All India Trinamool Congress.
Objectives of the Law Department of West Bengal Government
The Department of Law is an autonomous and administrative body of the Government of West Bengal. It is headed by a Cabinet Minister. The Department of Law carries out the functions and functions of the population of West Bengal, including the implementation of the Central Government’s Law in the administrative area of West Bengal.
The department has been working towards some goals and objectives for conducting its activities. Among these goals and objectives is to establish a rule of law. The precondition of a democratic and welfare state is the establishment of the rule of law.
Basically, it is one of the elements of good governance which means that everything will be regulated by law. Everyone has the right to equal access to justice and the law will not discriminate against anyone.
The Department of Law is responsible for ensuring that the law is properly documented and interpreted as necessary. It hosts various laws for West Bengal and makes the Central Government’s movement understandable to the people by translating it into Nepali and Bengali.
In fact, through all these activities, one of the objectives of this department is to ensure transparency and accountability in establishing the rule of law.
Functions of Law Department of West Bengal Government
From the discussions so far, an approximate idea has been found about the functions of the Department of Law Government of West Bengal. The department consists of two sub-divisions that jointly carry out the functions of the department.
First, the Department of Law, through its Legislative Division, deals with various laws and matters relating to the law. The policies adopted by this department are generally confined to West Bengal and work to improve the living standards of the people of West Bengal.
Secondly, this department is drafting various laws. In other words, if a law has to be formulated, then you will see him drafting the necessary matters about those laws and making a bill.
Thirdly, the department approves various bills and policies. That is the type of policy that the legislative bodies of West Bengal present in the Legislative Assembly are approved by the Department of Law.
Fourthly, the official language department translates the laws of the Central Government and translates them so that it becomes understandable to the people of West Bengal when it is converted into their mother tongue.
Fifthly, this section usually translates various law trusts or policies into Bengali and Nepali languages.
The Department of Law is a very important department in the Government of West Bengal. The department seeks to establish good governance and the rule of law by conducting a variety of activities, including policy-making and law drafting.
More information about the department can be found on the official site of Egiye Bangla.