Office of General Counsel (OGC)

Provides specialist advice and assistance in all areas of federal law spanning the spectrum of the Commonwealth's activities across all portfolios and has particular responsibility for constitutional and public law advice, statutory interpretation, legislative development, implementation and administration and constitutional litigation. Advises the Attorney-General on possible intervention in all cases in which constitutional issues are raised in any Australian court and represents the Commonwealth in constitutional litigation and coordinates other litigation involving constitutional issues. Contributes to education, discussion and review in the areas of constitutional and public law.

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