Services

Services Deliverable

  • Legislative Analyses (Policy Analysis and Legal Opinion)
  • Legislative Briefs (Policy Notes, Policy Commentaries, Legal Primers, and Legal Commentaries)
  • Legislative Workshops (mentorship, methods, writing, and bill drafting)
  • Legislative Talks (meetings, colloquies, roundtable discussions, seminars, forums, conferences, summits, or conventions)

Office of the Service Director’s service areas

  1. Coordinate and supervise the entire management operations of the Service.
  2. Orient and remind the technical and administrative staff of the PRLS mandate, its mission-vision, its Service Manual, and Code of Conduct.
  3. Assess the research and “review works” of the two PRLS divisions, the research and legal.
  4. Oversees the “legislative review request” from the Members of the Parliament starting from assigning them to the divisions, proofreading the division’s works, designing properly their outputs, and until releasing the final works.
  5. Supervise and organize the publications of all forms of legislative analyses and types of legislative briefs.
  6. Manage and administer the PRLS website and social media accounts.
  7. Facilitate physical, virtual, or hybrid workshops, seminars, forums, roundtables, training, and other activities relevant to the PRLS mandate, particularly legislative talks and legislative workshops such as mentorship, methods, writing, and bill drafting training-workshops.
  8. Initiate cooperation, coordinate collaboration, and establish partnership among stakeholders both within and outside BARMM.

Legislative Research Division’s service areas

  1. Review, assess, and analyze legislative measures upon request from a Member of the Parliament (referred as “Policy Analysis”).
  2. Provide impartial assessments and brief analyses on issues of legislative significance initiated by PRLS (referred as “Policy Notes”).
  3. Produce a timely and policy-relevant commentary on topics and contemporary issues within the Bangsamoro Legislative Agenda (referred as “Policy Commentaries”).
  4. Lead in conducting the LRD legislative workshop which includes mentorship, methods, writing, and conversion of policy research paper to a bill.
  5. Organize legislative talks such as meetings, colloquies, roundtable discussions, seminars, forums, conferences, summits, or conventions.
  1. Provide an in-depth and comprehensive evaluation of the current draft of a bill to ensure its constitutionality and consistency with national and regional laws, upon request from a Member of the Parliament (referred as “Legal Opinion”).
  2. Respond to an existing query on legal matters and review of legal documents affecting the Bangsamoro Parliament upon request from a Member of the Parliament and/or Parliamentary Professionals.
  3. Conduct legal research and analyses initiated by PRLS on existing laws, their legislative history, policy background, and provisions (referred as “Legal Commentaries”).
  4. Summarize Bangsamoro Autonomy Acts by underscoring their salient provisions (referred as “Legal Primers”).
  5. Lead in conducting the LMLAD legislative workshop which includes mentorship, legal research writing, and bill drafting.
  6. Organize legislative talks such as meetings, colloquies, roundtable discussions, seminars, forums, conferences, summits, or conventions.