Political & Legal Affairs

The Section for Political and Legal Affairs (SAPJ) is responsible for:

  • monitoring and analyzing developments in domestic politics in the eight (08) countries in the Embassy’s jurisdiction.
  • ensuring political intelligence as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation with countries in the jurisdiction.
  • handling political and judicial issues linked to the management of cooperation with the countries in the jurisdiction.
  • handling disputes related to leases of apartments rented by the Embassy, jointly with the Section for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Equipment (SAAFM).
  • reviewing all contracts drafted by the Embassy and giving its opinion before signing.
  • reviewing Agreements to be concluded as part of cooperation with countries in the Embassy’s jurisdiction, jointly with the relevant Sections of the Embassy.
  • interpreting the provisions of an Agreement or a contract being enforced.
  • performing all other duties assigned.