Governor's appointed cabinet of advisors
a council that shares the supreme executive power
The chief executive authority of the Government, comprising the Ministry with the Governor presiding, which formalises the decisions of Cabinet.
Executive Council is not a deliberative body and is comprised of the same persons who comprise the Ministry and Cabinet. The Executive Council exists to advise the Governor on the exercise of the powers of the Governor in Council. The Governor is not a member of the Executive Council. Administrative action under numerous Acts, such as appointments, making regulations and by-laws, and approving financial deeds of agreement can only be carried out by the Governor in Council.
The ministers of the Crown comprise the Executive Council, commonly known as the Cabinet. The President of the Executive Council is known as the Premier.
Also called the cabinet. Composed of the Premier and the ministers who exercise executive power.
The body through which the government as a whole formally gives advice to the Governor-General. By convention, all Ministers of the Crown are members of the Executive Council, whether or not they are members of Cabinet. The Governor-General presides over, but is not a member of, the Executive Council.
The body that advises the Governor on the exercise of powers by the Governor in Council. The Executive Council is customarily made up of persons who have been appointed both as Ministers and Executive Councillors. A meeting of the Executive Council requires a minimum of two Executive Councillors. The Governor presides at Executive Council meetings, which usually take place on Thursdays. (See The Queensland Executive Council Handbook for more detail.)
The Executive Council is the senior decision-making body within the Government. All Ministers are members and it is through Executive Council that members are collectively accountable to the Legislative Assembly for the conduct of Government business.
The governing body of the Torch Run, composed of 11 Regional Coordinators, three at-large representatives for Special Olympics, three at-large representatives for law enforcement, two Special Olympics appointees and two law enforcement appointees. The Council is authorized by Special Olympics and supported by the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the purpose of managing, promoting, planning, expanding and coordinating Torch Run activities worldwide. Capitalize.
a committee established by a DA/FEMA Joint Memorandum for the Record in February 1994. The Executive Council, which is made up of members from DA and FEMA, is the principal policy-setting and decision-making body for CSEPP.
The colonial Governors of Fiji relied on the Executive Council for advice on proposals for legislation which, after being discussed in the Executive Council meetings, came before the Legislative Council in the form of bills. In this way, the Executive Council was the chief policy-making body and performed cabinet-like functions, but being advisory, was not yet a cabinet in function. This role changed in 1964 with the introduction of the membership system.