Ministère du Conseil exécutif
Home > Conseil exécutifQuébec is a society based on law that adheres to the principle of the separation of legislative, executive and judicial powers. As its name indicates, the ministère du Conseil exécutif is part of the executive function of government, which includes defining the orientations of the government’s activity and the administration of the state.
The role of the Conseil exécutif, also known as the Conseil des ministres, is to define the orientations of the government’s activity and direct the administration of the state. With the lieutenant governor, it forms the government of Québec. As the government’s chief decision-making body, the Conseil des ministres is responsible for the administration of government and the application of laws. It carries out those activities that are essential to the management of the state, in particular:
Composition and organization
Following the general election held September 4, 2012, a new government was sworn in on September 19, 2012. Presided by the Premier, the Conseil des ministres consists of ministers who are titular heads of ministries, responsible ministers and delegated ministers.
To increase its planning and coordination efforts to improve the effectiveness of the government’s action, the Conseil des ministres can call on – in addition to the Conseil du trésor – the standing ministerial committees.
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|Last Update : October 15, 2012
Online as of : May 16, 2005