The mission of the Legislative Council Secretariat is to provide efficient administrative, secretariat and research support for the Council, enhance community understanding of the activities of the Council and ensure an effective avenue for redress.
The Secretary General is the Clerk to the Legislative Council and the chief executive of the Legislative Council Secretariat. He is responsible to the Chairman of the Commission for the administration of the Secretariat.
As at 1 April 2016, there were 660 posts on the establishment of the Secretariat. Administrative support and services are provided for the Council and its committees through the following 10 divisions: