The Legal and Corporate Affairs office is a Unit under the office of the Director General. The Legal and Corporate Affairs Unit is manned by Legal Practitioners consisting of a Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager who works with the Legal and Corporate Affairs Regulatory Officer for effective and efficient administration of the Unit. The Unit is the joint custodian of the corporate governance framework for MCAZ together with the Finance and Business Support and the Internal Auditors Divisions. The Legal and Corporate Affairs office is responsible for the following:
1. The Legal Risk assessment to MCAZ
2. Reviewing and drafting legislation
3. Legal advice to the Director General and other Divisions
4. Imparting and enforcement of legislation
5. Co-ordination of cases for litigation with MCAZ external legal counsel
6. Management of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Unit internal business processes
7. Joint Custodian of Corporate Governance
8. Secretariat to the Legal Committee on legal issues and makes relevant recommendations as and when necessary
9. Secretariat to the Hearing Committee
10. Public Relations for MCAZ
11. Production of the Annual Report
Stakeholders to the Legal and Corporate Affairs Unit
1. Other relevant Government bodies
2. Other relevant quasi – government bodies
3. The Zimbabwe Republic Police, mainly the Criminal Investigations Department Drugs Squad
4. Fellow Legal Counsel
5. Professional and Business persons or bodies
6. The public at large
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