Governing Responsibly: A Guide for Ministers and Ministers of State

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Table of Contents

A Message to Ministers and Ministers of State


I - Ministerial Responsibility and Accountability

II - Portfolio Responsibilities and Support

III - Ministerial Relations with Parliament

IV - Consultation and Coordination

V - Standards of Conduct

VI - Administrative Matters

Annex A - Federal Government Institutions: The Executive

Annex B - Cabinet Decision Making

Annex C - Appointments

Annex D - Cabinet, Institutional and Personal Records

Annex E - Dealings with Quasi-judicial Tribunals

Annex F - The Ministry and Crown Corporations Guidelines