Law Department is entrusted with the drafting, settlement and publication of Bills and Acts, and the settlement of statutory notifications, rules and by-laws of the various administrative Departments.
West Bengal Capital City (Change of Name) Act, 2001
An Act to alter the name of the Capital City of the State of West Bengal, Calcutta.
West Bengal Law Clerks Act, 1997
An Act to provide for the regulation and control of the system of registration and licensing, and the regulation of the practice and training, of law clerks in West Bengal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Public Interest Litigation Rules
Public Interest Litigation.
Public Interest Litigation – Amendments of the Rules of the High Court at Calcutta relating to the application under Article 226 of the Constitution of India.
Persons with Disabilities Act 1995 & National Trust Act 1999
Frequently Asked Questions on Persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and Common Questions and Answers on the National Trust Act, 1999.
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Act, 2011
An Act to provide for the establishment of a Gorkhaland Territorial Administration for the region comprising Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and some mouzas of Siliguri sub-division.
Ganges Printing Ink Factory Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Assets) Act, 1993
An Act to provide for the acquisition and transfer, in the public interest, of the assets of the Ganges Printing Ink Factory Limited, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Bengal Natural History Society (Acquisition of the Natural History Museum) Act, 1993
An Act to provide for the acquisition, in the public interest, of the Natural History Museum of the Bengal Natural History Society, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
West Bengal Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 1991
An Act to provide for the constitution of a Fund and utilisation thereof for promotion of welfare of the advocates practising in West Bengal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Manuals under RTI in Law Department, West Bengal
Any of the Officers below the rank of the Secretary can draw disciplinary proceeding against the offending Employee and to submit his report to the Secretary for consideration. The Secretary in his turn is authorized to punish the offending employee if the charge is substantiated beyond doubt.
West Bengal Prohibition of Unlawful Possession of Gift Goods Act, 1990
“gift goods” includes wheat, corn soya milk, salad oil, milk powder or clothing, supplied as gift to the State Government or the Central Government or to any person or organisation on behalf of the State Government or the Central Government by any relief organisation for any specific purpose;