Legal Services consists of a team of legal advisors who render expert legal advice to the KZN Legislature.
The core functions of the unit are:
- To provide legal advice and support services to the Office of the Speaker, the Office of the Secretary, all office bearers, all committees of the Legislature (including management, portfolio and standing committees) and other units within the Legislature; and
- To render legislative drafting services.
The purpose of the unit is to support and enable the Legislature and its components to comply with their constitutional and other legal obligations, more particularly to maintain oversight of the exercise of provincial executive authority and provincial organs of state, to hold provincial executive organs of state accountable to it and to exercise its legislative authority (law-making).