Composition of Legal Aid Board


Structurally, the Board has ten (10) members and is headed by a Chairperson who is also a High Court Judge. The membership of the Board is as follows:   

  • The Chairperson;
  • The Permanent Secretary(Administration), Ministry of Justice;
  • A representative of the Law Association of Zambia;
  • A representative of the Ministry of Home Affairs;
  • A representative of the Ministry of Finance and National Planning;
  • A representative of the Ministry responsible for Community Development and Social Welfare;
  • A representative of the Ministry responsible for Labour;
  • A representative of a Non Governmental Organisation active in the promotion of human rights;
  • A representative of the Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development;
  • Any other person who has expertise in administration of justice and law; and
  • A representative from ZICA (Zambia Institute of Chattered Accountants)