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Drafting Division


Parliamentary Draftsman
Dato' Ilani binti Mohamad Ibrahim
Deputy Parliamentary Draftsman I
Mohd Azhar bin Mohd Yusoff
Deputy Parliamentary Draftsman II
Rozita binti Ramli

Senior Assistant Parliamentary Draftsman
Ida Hanani binti Abd Karim
 
Vision
To be a Division that provides legislative drafting services that is of the highest standard to the Government and to be responsive to Government priorities.
 
Mission
To draft legislation of the highest quality consistent with the Federal Constitution and existing legislation and international obligations and to be the prime source of reference for legislative drafting.
 
Objectives
  1. To ensure that the principal legislation, subsidiary legislation and amending legislation drafted are consistent with the Federal Constitution and existing legislation and international obligations and are in accordance with legislative drafting norms.
  2. To ensure that the drafting of principal legislation, subsidiary legislation and amending legislation is done in an efficient, manner and the legislation drafted is fair and just and consistent with the policy of the Government.
  3. To ensure that the principal legislation subsidiary legislation and amending legislation are published in the Government Gazette.
Functions
  1. Draft and vet principal legislation, subsidiary legislation and amending legislation in the national language and English language.
  2. Provide legal advice on the proposed principal legislation, subsidiary legislation and amending legislation.
  3. Prepare Cabinet Memoranda on certain bills.
  4. Provide comments of the Attorney General’s Chambers on Cabinet Memoranda referred to by federal ministries, departments and agencies.
  5. Prepare bills in the national language and English language to be tabled in Parliament.
  6. Assist federal ministries, departments and agencies to table bills in Parliament.
  7. Prepare signature copy of bills for royal assent and executive summary for signature copy.
  8. Prepare principal legislation, subsidiary legislation and amending legislation for publication in the e-Federal Gazette and the Government Gazette.
  9. Translate legal documents from the English language to the national language.
  10. Provide input for parliamentary questions and motions.
Client's Charter
We are committed:
  1. To ensure that legislation drafted is of the highest quality, constitutionally and legally sound and error-free in every aspect.
  2. To ensure that the drafting of legislation is completed in accordance with the timeline set in the ISO 9001:2008 of the Drafting Division.