The Legislature Secretariat is headed by the Secretary, it is common for both the houses of the Legislature. The nature of duties of the Legislature Secretariat is mainly Legislative. The functions of the Legislature Secretariat are to conduct the meetings of the Assembly and Council to enable the Houses to transact its business in Law making, voting of the Budget and other important issues that are raised by the Hon'ble Members for discussion on the Floor of the House.
The Secretariat works as a Liaison between the Executive and the Houses of the Legislature. It facilitates the different Ministries to introduce Bills in the House, and take-up other business of the House as decided by the Business Advisory Committee.
Other than the Legislative business, the other important function of the Legislature Secretariat is to provide facilities such as accommodation, payment of salaries, T.A. and D.A. and medical re-imbursement to the Hon'ble Members. It also handles payment of pensions and medical expenses of the Ex. Legislators or their spouses.
The Legislature Secretariat also facilitates and provides necessary support to the Legislative Committees in getting the required information through interaction with officials of different Government departments.