The Governance Framework of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform implements the corporate governance standard for the civil service.
The chapters of the framework are set out in five sections.
The objective of the Governance Framework is to ensure that the Department's systems of accountability and responsibility, and compliance arrangements, are effective, clear and identifiable. It is intended as a guide for everyone in the Department, and for those we serve, on how we do our work.
It also sets out our standards of conduct, our values and the governance systems that determine the way that we work.
The Governance Framework was first published in May 2016. To ensure that it remains up-to-date, it has been reviewed, updated and re-published on a number of occasions, most recently in July 2019. The Framework will be kept under ongoing review and updated accordingly from time to time. It will be formally reviewed again at the end of 2019.
The chapters of this framework are set out in five sections that reflect the structure of the overall Governance Standard for the Civil Service and its five governance principles.Download