PIPS is committed to serve all national and provincial legislatures in their efforts to perform their onerous tasks of law making, executive oversight, policy making and representation according to the aspirations and will of the people of Pakistan and to strengthen the tradition of a democratic order in the country. According to the mandate of the Institute as mentioned in the PIPS Act, the functions of the institute are as follows:
To maintain the national, provincial and international data, information and statistics to provide to the Parliamentarians for the efficient performance of their duties.
To undertake research in respect of the Federal and Provincial laws and also To have a study of international laws to help the Parliamentarians in the law making process.
to provide technical assistance to Parliamentarians in performance of their duties.
to provide training to the Parliamentarians and parliamentary functionaries for performance of their duties.
To arrange seminars, workshops or conferences.
To take measures for the development of law making.
To maintain a record of all the existing Act, Ordinances and other enactments in force in Pakistan and in each Province.
To assist Parliamentarians and legislative bodies in their efforts to ensure the public’s understanding of working of Parliament.
To arrange legislative drafting courses with special emphasis on parliamentary practices.
To manage the internship programs for the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.
To establish and maintain resource centers for the Parliamentarians.
To support the parliamentary committees in the performance of their duties.
any other function as may be assigned to it by the Parliament or the Board.