The Law Development Centre (LDC) was established by the Law Development Centre Act. Cap. 132 of 1970.
Under the said Act, LDC is charged with numerous functions. These are categorized into:
• Legal Training.
• Research and Law Reform.
• Legal Publications.
• Law Reporting.
• Community Legal Services.
LDC is under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and is one of the institutions under the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS).
To be the leading Centre for professional legal training and facilitate access to justice.
To promote the rule of law and access to justice through professional legal training, research, and advocacy to legal practitioners, policy makers and the public.