|The Directorate if Legal Services Department is responsible for providing Legaladvise to the Council. The Department also executes various functions like processing Land applications, trading licenses applications, preparation of Certificates of Title and occupancy licenses issued under the statutory Housing and improvement areas Act etc.The Directorate has six (6) sections and these are:-itigation
The sections perform the following functions:
The land a Council has power to deal with can be divided into two:-
Statutory Housing areas are areas which are declared as such by the Minister of Local Government and Housing under the Housing (Statutory and Improvements Areas) Act.
Procedure in the allocation of land
The department also prepares offer letters for the sale of Council houses and all necessary documentation leading to the issuance of Title Deeds. Other documents prepared here include; Assignments, Mortgage Deeds, Discharge of Mortgage Deeds, etc.
The section is responsible for the preparation of Contracts and Agreements concerning and relating to Council. These include ;