Conference of Attorneys General 2014-11-28 Conference of Attorneys General    A conference of Attorneys General from South Asia, South East Asia and East Asia is to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the 19th of January 2015. The event is being organized by the Attorney General’s Department to commemorate its 130th anniversary. A conference of Attorneys General was last held in Sri Lanka in 1984 as part of the centenary celebrations of the Attorney General’s Department. The theme of the conference will be ‘Role of the Attorney G...
New Attorney General 2014-11-05 New Attorney General   His Excellency the President has appointed Solicitor General Y.J.W.Wijayatilake, PC as the new Attorney General of Sri Lanka with effect from 23.10.2014. He becomes the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka.

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The Attorney General is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Government. In that capacity he advises the Government.


The office of "Attorney-General" was formally adopted in the year 1884. A detailed account of the history of the

The Law Officers

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Special Units

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