Contact Address Details:
Banjul capital office
Attorney General's Chambers
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: 422 5352
422 7380 (Judicial secretary)
Fax: 422 9908
Marina Parade, East Building
The Registrar of Trademarks and Patents
The MOJ in Banjul is headed by the AG and Minister of Justice
and deputized by the Solicitor General, Deputy Permanent Secretary
and the Legal Secretary. The Ministry currently has six Departments,
each headed by a Director, and these are: Civil Litigation,
Curator of Interstate Estate, Legislative Drafting, Criminal
Division, Registrar General Companies in the Republic of The
Gambia that handles business registrations.
is also within these Ministry of Justice premises that couples
can carry out the registration and conduct Civil marriages
in Banjul. The unit also issues Bachelor's and Spinster's
The departments line agencies are the Gambia Law Reform Commission,
the National Council for Law Reporting, the Alternative Disputes
Resolution Secretariat and the Legal Aid Secretariat.
The departments / units are the Criminal Division, Civil Litigation
and International Law Division, Legislative Drafting, Registrar
General, Companies and the Curator of Interstate Estate.
In the future the Ministry of Justice has a policy to deliver
legal services directly to the rural population. This would
involve the building of offices and housing for officials,
the provision of office supplies and equipment as well as
the assigning of lawyers to the various Regions of The Gambia.