Office of the Secretary National Exective Council

Office of the Secretary National Executive Council

(1) The office of Secretary to the National Executive Council is established by Section 150 of the Constitution.
(2) The Secretary to the National Executive Council is appointed in accordance with Section 193(3) of the Constitution.

The functions of the Secretary to the National Executive Council are –

(1) to provide secretarial services to the National Executive Council; and
(2) to provide secretarial services to committees of the National Executive Council; and
(3) to receive submissions to the National Executive Council and to ensure their compliance with procedures of the National Executive Council; and
(4) to assist in the co-ordination of implementation of decisions of the National Executive Council; and
(5) such other functions as are determined by the National Executive Council or as are specified in any law.
(6) The Secretary to the National Executive Council has full powers necessary to enable the performance of the functions specified in Subsection (3).
(7) All Departmental Heads, heads of public bodies and officers of the National Public Service and of public bodies shall –
(a) co-operate with the Secretary to the National Executive Council in the performance of his functions and the exercise of his powers under this Act; and
(b) comply fully with National Executive Council procedures.

 Functions
1. Provide Secretariat services to the National Executive Council (NEC);
2. Provide secretariat services to Committees of the NEC;
3. Receive submissions for NEC and to ensure their compliance with procedures of the NEC;
4. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of NEC Decisions; and
5. Perform others functions as are determined by the NEC or as are specified in any law;
6. Provide parliamentary liaison and coordination for the Prime Minister and Government in Parliament;
7. Advise the Prime Minister as Head of Government and Chairman of Government Caucus and leader of Government Business in relation to:
• Parliamentary timetable and procedures; and
• Government Business on Notice Paper.
8. Coordination of Government Caucus activities and provision of corporate services to Leader of Government Business 

Objective

1. To Provide the Prime Minister, Ministers and the National Executive Council with high quality and timely Policy, Legislative, and Management Advice in relation to the National Plans.
2. To lead the public sector through an effective whole-of-government approach to coordinate policy development and monitor implementation
3. To provide effective and efficient corporate and other support services to the Prime Minister, the Governor-General,

4.