Legal Aid Awareness Services

Legal Aid is the provision of legal representation, legal assistance, legal advice and information to persons who cannot afford legal services. Defending and representing the accused is an important role of Legal aid service but Legal Aid also encompasses awareness, where people are able to access legal information and institutions to protect their rights as citizens.

  • To inform the Somaliland citizens their rights and obligation covered by the constitution.
  • To introduce the community full information about the three legal system of the country.
  • To submit to the citizens the new laws that already approved.
  • Establish legal awareness strategy
  • Legal awareness monitoring & evaluation
  • Preparation of litigant slogan messages to the community in order to understand easily
  • Establish tools that used legal awareness campaign
  • Teach the community new laws and old laws of the country
  • To teach the community GBV and SGBV problems
  • Preparation legal awareness training workshop
  • Help the other department of the ministry all legal awareness and related programs
  • Coordinate any activities on legal awareness of the country.
  • Prepare public legal awareness messages through the media.
  • Teach the community new laws and old laws of the country
  • Prepare public legal awareness messages through the media
  • Provide legal aid (legal advice and legal representation) to all eligible people of Somaliland who meet the qualifying criteria in line with the government expenditure programmers
  • Oversee the conduct of legal proceedings for legal aid providers
  • Monitor regularly and report to the minister on legal aid status
  • Organize monthly legal aid coordination meeting among legal professionals
  • Review and implement the policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations for the legal awareness and aid in Somaliland
  • Preparation of the draft bills that are required to achieve the objectives of the legal awareness and aid matters
  • Monitor the implementation of legal awareness, notary and legal aid policies, procedures, guidelines, legislation, standards and regulations in line with the mandate of the Ministry.