Responsibility in the Constitution

Table of Contents

  1. Canadian Cataloguing in Publication
  2. Preface
  3. Foreword
  4. I   The Constitutional Responsibility of Ministers
    1. Ministerial Government
    2. The Evolution of the Constitution
  5. II   The Origins of Individual Responsibility
    1. Power in the Constitution
    2. The Responsible Use of Power
    3. The Origins of Ministerial Responsibility
    4. Ways and Means, and Supply
  6. III   The Origins of Collective Responsibility
    1. Treasury Control
    2. Prime Minister and Cabinet
  7. IV   Canadian Adaptation and Practice
    1. The Fabric of the Constitution
    2. The Structure of Government
  8. V   The Forging of Consensus
    1. The Cabinet and its Secretariat
    2. The Treasury Board and its Secretariat
    3. The Public Service Commission
  9. VI   Ministers and their Departments
    1. The Minister
    2. The Deputy Minister
    3. The Deputy and the Minister's Individual Responsibility
    4. The Deputy and the Minister's Collective Responsibility - Policy
    5. The Deputy and the Minister's Collective Responsibility - Management
  10. VII   Constitutional Responsibility and Accountability
    1. Accountability in Parliamentary Government - the Minister
    2. Accountability in Parliamentary Government - the Deputy Minister
    3. Accounting Officers
    4. Ministerial Responsibility and the Congressional System
    5. The Deputy Minister's Accountability
  11. VIII   The Principles of Accountability