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    3.1 Ministers

    Ministers are responsible to Parliament for the operation of all Government Boards and agencies within their portfolios. They may have the authority to make appointments to Government Boards directly, or to recommend appointments to Cabinet or the Governor in Council. The authority of a Minister to give directions to a Board is sometimes specified in the enabling legislation, or in the absence of enabling legislation, the terms of reference or constitution.

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    Last updated:
    18 May, 2016
    Last reviewed:
    29 July, 2010