The various responsibilities of the Commission include the drafting of legislation, codification of laws and streamlining of legal administration, and finding and eliminating anomalies in the laws. The repeal of obsolete or redundant laws is also explored by the Commission.
The Commission consists of a Chairperson, appointed by the President, and a minimum of three other Commissioners. The Commission is chaired by Alipate Qetaki, a former Attorney-General; the other three positions are currently vacant.
|#||Executive Chairperson ||Tenure|
|1.||Justice K.A. Stuart||1980 - 1984|
|2.||Manikam V. Pillai||1984 - 1987|
|Commission not functioning||1987 - 1992|
|Vacant||1992 - 1993|
|3.||Daniel V. Fatiaki||1994 - 1995|
|Vacant||1999 - 2002|
|6.||Alipate Qetaki||2003 - present|
| Before 2003, the office now called Executive Chairperson was called Chairman.|
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