The Legislative Measures and Legal Assistance Division (LMLAD) provides assistance in the drafting of legislative measures such as cabinet bills and resolutions upon request by any Member of the Parliament or review such legislative measures before they are presented to the plenary. It also provides technical assistance to any member of the committees in the preparation of proposed amendments, substitute, or consolidated bills with their legislative work. Upon request by any Member of the Parliament, the LMLAD may provide materials to committees on proposed legislations which can be brought to the attention of the pertinent committee concerning policy and legal issues to address their needs. The division also provides legal advice to Members of the Parliament, committees, officers, and staff regarding privileges, interpretation and application of Parliamentary rules of procedure, office management and employment issues to other offices in the Parliament, and interactions with the Ministries. The LMLAD may investigate administrative cases of personnel of the Secretariat and provides legal assistance and representation to Parliament pertaining to its official duties in courts and quasi-judicial agencies.
Strategy: Use of multiperspective positionality in jurisprudence and legal analysis based on lived experiences of the Bangsamoro people.
Goal: Assist in drafting legislative measures such as cabinet bills and resolutions upon request of Members of the Parliament before they are presented to the plenary, publication, and circulation.
Objective: Provides legal and technical assistance to any Member of the Parliament requesting for the preparation of their proposed legislative works.
Action Plan: Upon request by any Member of the Parliament, the legal division office shall provide materials in aid for a legal analysis on matters pertaining to legislative programs, concerns, measures, and policy issues.