OAG Administration
Welcome to the New Office of the Attorney General Website 

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit the website of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). 


The Office of the Attorney General advises the government on legal issues provides support for the institutions involved in the delivery of justice and enacts legislation to keep the laws current. The Office is also responsible for enunciating and executing policy related to the national crime and security agenda and for the development of policy and execution thereof in respect of the justice sector. Their overarching goal is to provide an improved quality of life for all in our society and an enabling environment to attain higher levels of national stability which is conducive to investment and generation of national prosperity.


The Office of the Attorney General comprises the Headquarters which is the seat of the Attorney General as well as the following Departments:-

  •   Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions;
  •   Police Complaints Authority;
  •   Forensic Sciences Centre;
  •   Criminal Justice and Research Planning Unit formerly (National Task Force on Crime Prevention);
  •   Project Office;
  •   Solicitor General’s Chambers;
  •   Parliamentary Counsel Services;
  •   Registration Department;
  •   Community Legal Services Commission;
  •   Police Department; and
  •   Financial Intelligence Unit



 Adriel Brathwaite Q.C.,M.P.

Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs 


28 Apr 2017
Office of the Attorney General of Barbados

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