A technically competent, responsive, and committed in delivering excellent legal services and assistance to the Provincial Government of Davao de Oro with utmost responsibility and accountability.
The Provincial Legal Office shall deliver timely and accurate legal services.
MAJOR FINAL OUTPUTS (MFOs)
❏ Legal Assistance and Research Services
❏ Legal Record Services
PROGRAMS, PROJECT & ACTIVITIES
❏ Conduct of Investigation
❏ Rendering of Legal Opinion
❏ Preparation of Legal Documents
❏ Representation of Cases in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial
❏ Legal Education Program
The Provincial Legal Office (PLO) as provided under Section 463 of the Republic Act No. 7160 is one of the mandated offices of the Provincial Legal Government Unit Organizational Structure. Its duties and functions are specifically provided under Sections 31, 302 (d), 407 and 481 of the Local Government Code of 1991.
❏ Conduct research and review of Legal Documents such as Executive Orders, ordinances and resolutions of the Sanggunian and component municipalities, contracts and such other legal documents.
❏ Render opinion in writing on any question of law when requested to do so by the Governor, Mayor or Sanggunian.
❏ Represent the Provincial Government in civil and special proceeding cases.
❏ Represent the Municipality in the absence of Municipal Legal Officer in civil and special proceeding cases.
❏ Represent the Barangays in civil and special proceeding cases.
❏ Initiate and prosecute in the interest of the Province any civil action on any bond, lease or other contract upon any breach or violation thereof.
❏ Conduct Investigation of any local official, or employee for administrative neglect or misconduct in office, and recommend appropriate action to the Governor, mayor or Sanggunian, as the case may be.
❏ Conduct investigation of any person, firm or corporation holding any franchise or exercising any public privilege for failure to comply with any term or condition of the franchise grant.
❏ Gather relevant data and preparation of Preliminary Investigation Report.
❏ Prepare and assist in the preparation of legal documents.
❏ Conduct of Katarungang Pambarangay Capability Trainings to Barangays.
❏ Conduct Capabilities Trainings on Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign to the Barangays.
❏ Maintain records of legal documents such as Preliminary Investigation Report, written legal opinion, case dockets, and programs.