The Department is responsible for making applications for preservation and forfeiture of assets under Part VII to XII of the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act.

This department is responsible for the following functions: –

  • Provide Legal advice and undertake litigation on behalf of the Agency;
  • Draft and review documents contracts and other legal instruments;
  • Initiate and undertake research on complex and emerging legal issues;
  • Liaise and guide investigators to ensure sufficient collection of evidence;
  • Prepare reports on outcome of cases to ensure appropriate strategies are developed and implemented to manage the challenges encountered;
  • Engage in alternative dispute resolution mechanism in assets recovery cases;
  • Review existing legislation on assets recovery;
  • Facilitate inter - Agency collaboration and cooperation on investigation;
  • Engage in International Mutual Legal assistance in investigations and proceedings through the Office of the Attorney General;