To execute the constitutional mandate as the principal legal adviser to the Government of Jamaica, by providing legal services of the highest quality, in a professional, efficient and timely manner whilst preserving the Rule of Law.
The Attorney-General was originally an ex-officio member of the Legislative Council. When the constitutional system of Jamaica was reformed in 1944 the Attorney-General retained his position as a member of the policy making Executive Council and this continued until 1957, when the Council of Ministers was established.
We shall uphold the Rule of Law in accordance with the Constitution and Laws of Jamaica, in the execution of our duties.
We shall retain the confidentiality and trust of our clients in the performance of our official duties.
We shall be diligent in the execution of our duties to ensure timely delivery of quality services.
We shall work together and support each other in the performance of our duties and promote a fair and harmonious working environment.
We shall promote a culture of continuous learning, embrace change and technological advancements.
We shall remain answerable to the people of Jamaica whose best interests we serve.
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