The Secretary General of the Department of Finance has certain responsibilities as set down by the Public Service Management Act 1997.
These responsibilities include:
The above list of responsibilities are not exhaustive and the Secretary General may also be required to carry out further functions on behalf of the Minister.
The Secretary General may delegate responsibility and accountability but they still retain ultimate responsibility for the actions of the Department - no matter who they delegated responsibility to.
The revised framework, as set out in this document, constitutes a consolidated statement as at September 2018 of all assignments under the Act by the Secretary General of the Department of Finance.