Republic of South Sudan

Directorate of Training and Research

The Directorate of Training and Research shall exercise all powers reasonably necessary to fulfil the following functions of the Ministry—

  • Drawing comprehensive training programme for Legal Counsels and support staff of the Ministry;
  • Conducting research on laws and legislation with the objective of improving and incorporating positive customs and traditions into them;
  • Establishing a customary law Centre with the aim of conducting research on customary law, recording, harmonizing and codification thereof;
  • Establishing a paralegal training Centre with the ultimate goal of transferring such Centre into an Institute for Legal Studies or a Law Development Centre; and
  • Performing any other functions and duties that may be assigned to it, or which are reasonably related to the forgoing activities.

Directorate units