Policy Research and Legal Services

Mandate

The Policy Research and Legal Affairs Services (PRLS) shall provide support to  the Parliament and its members through proactive research, objective policy  analysis and advocacy of sound socio-economic, fiscal and institutional reforms,  as well as in all legal matters arising in the Bangsamoro Parliament. It shall  conduct socio-economic policy and budget research and provide informational  foundations for legislation and oversight and assist in the formulation of the  legislative agenda of the Parliament. Said research shall be accessible to the  public, subject to limitations as may be provided by law.

It shall also provide legal services, including the investigation and review of  administrative cases of Members, officers and personnel of the Parliament,  render legal opinions on matters of local and national concern, assist the  standing committees with their legislative work and represent the BTA  Parliament in courts and quasi-judicial agencies.

NASSEF MANABILANG ADIONG, PhD

Head of Office, Director II

Legislative Research Division

VINCENT L. CASIL

Supervising Legislative Officer

Legislative Measures & Legal Assistance Division

ATTY. HISHAM NAZZ ALA BIRUAR, CPA

Attorney V