Central agencies coordinating committee

The functions of the Central Agencies Co-ordination Committee are;
(a) to assist the Prime Minister, the National Executive Council, and any committees established by the National Executive Council in carrying out their respective functions by reviewing and making recommendations on any matters requiring their attention, including submissions to the National Executive Council; and
(b) to ensure that decisions made by the National Executive Council are implemented and to report to the National Executive Council on the progress of implementation; and
(c) to monitor implementation and co-ordinate reporting on progress towards achievement of National Development Plans and Programs, including those at sectoral level; and
(d) to co-ordinate finalisation of the National Budget, including the Public Investment Program, and reporting to the National Executive Council on the progress towards achievement of government priorities through the implementation of the National Budget; and
(e) to co-ordinate development of optimal governance and institutional arrangements across all sectors of society to achieve government’s objectives, particularly in relation to the delivery of services to the community; and
(f) to review and report on the performance and management of individual Departments and agencies of Government including Provinces, and review annual reports of departments and public bodies and coordinate their submissions to the National Executive Council; and
(g) to receive advice and reports from the lead agencies primarily responsible for management of industrial relations and of claims and legal proceedings respectively, and coordinate the State’s policy settings and strategies in relation to them; and
(h) to undertake investigations and produce reports on any matters required of it by the Prime Minister, the National Executive Councilor any committee established by the National Executive Council; and
(i) to undertake negotiations with other parties on matters falling within its functions; and
(j) to perform such other functions or tasks as are conferred on it by any other law or as are referred to it by the Prime Minister, the National Executive Councilor any committee established by the National Executive Council.


  1. Consult, coordinate, plan and manage CACC meetings at national, regional and provincial
    2. Provide Secretariat support services to the CACC;
    3. Provide written policy advice to the Prime Minister & NEC; and
    4. Monitor the implementation of CACC resolutions.

1. To provide the Prime Minister and the National Executive Council with high quality and timely policy, legislative and management advice in relation to national plans and
development priorities;
2. To coordinate the development and implementation of effective institutional arrangements to strengthen governance, policy and planning frameworks in whole of government systems for quality performance and management at all levels; and 
3. To lead the public sector through an effective whole of government approach in coordination of policy development and implementation.

Key Performance Indicators:

  1. CACC meetings conducted and policy advice provided to the NEC, and CACC resolutions implemented;
  2. CACC directives on specific issues are complied with and implemented;
  3. CACC meetings are coordinated well, and records kept;
  4. Ensure compliance with statutory requirements for submitting Annual Reports by agencies;
  5. Ensure the achievement of priority targets;
  6. Provide a reliable information management system to efficiently coordinate and monitor the implementation of CACC decisions;
  7. An effective process for vetting of CACC submissions developed;
  8. Timely coordination of CACC meetings;
  9. CACC Members informed of the resolutions;
  10. CACC members informed of NEC Decisions;
  11. CACC minutes turn-around time reduced; and
  12. Resolutions circulated to respective agencies and implementation monitored.

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