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Government

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The Prime Minister assures the execution of the laws and exercises the regulatory power under reserve of the prerogatives assigned to the President of the Republic by this Constitution.
… (Art. 92)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Premier ministre assure l’exécution des lois et dispose du pouvoir réglementaire sous réserve des prérogatives dévolues au Président de la République par la présente Constitution.
… (Art. 92)

Government

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The Government defines, in concert with the President of the Republic, the policy of the Nation and assumes responsibility for it.
The Government conducts the policy of the Nation.
… (Art. 91)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Gouvernement définit, en concertation avec le Président de la République, la politique de la nation et en assume la responsabilité.
Le Gouvernement conduit la politique de la nation.
… (Art. 91)

Government

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The Government is composed of the Prime Minister, of Ministers, of Deputy Ministers and, the case arising, of Vice Prime Ministers, of Ministers of State and of Delegated Ministers.
It is directed by the Prime Minister, the Head of the Government.
… (Art. 90)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Gouvernement est composé du Premier ministre, de ministres, de Viceministres et, le cas échéant, de Vice-premier ministres, de ministres d’Etat et de ministres délégués.
Il est dirigé par le Premier ministre, chef du Gouvernement.
… (Art. 90)

Government

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The President of the Republic appoints the Prime Minister from within the parliamentary majority after consultation with it. He terminates his functions on presentation by him of the resignation of the Government.
If such a majority does not exist, the President of the Republic confides a preliminary capacitation [mission d'information] to a person with a view to identifying a coalition.

The President of the Republic appoints the other members of the Government and terminates their functions on the proposal of the Prime Minister. (Art. 78)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Président de la République nomme le Premier ministre au sein de la majorité parlementaire après consultation de celle-ci. Il met fin à ses fonctions sur présentation par celui-ci de la démission du gouvernement.
Si une telle majorité n’existe pas, le Président de la République confie une mission d’information à une personnalité en vue d’identifier une coalition.

Le Président de la République nomme les autres membres du gouvernement et met fin à leurs fonctions sur proposition du Premier ministre. (Art. 78)

Government

Eritrea, English

1. There shall be a ministerial Cabinet presided over by the President.
2. The President may select ministers from among members of the National Assembly or from among persons who are not members of the National Assembly.
… (Art. 46)

Government

South Africa, English

(1) The Cabinet consists of the President, as head of the Cabinet, a Deputy President and Ministers.
(2) The President appoints the Deputy President and Ministers, assigns their powers and functions, and may dismiss them.
(3) The President –
(a) must select the Deputy President from among the members of the National Assembly;
(b) may select any number of Ministers from among the members of the Assembly; and
(c) may select no more than two Ministers from outside the Assembly.
(4) The President must appoint a member of the Cabinet to be the leader of government business in the National Assembly.
… (Sec. 91)

Government

South Africa, English

(1) The executive authority of the Republic is vested in the President.
(2) The President exercises the executive authority, together with the other members of the Cabinet, … (Sec. 85)

Government

Malawi, English

1. The President shall have the power to appoint Ministers or Deputy Ministers and to fill vacancies in the Cabinet.
2. A person shall not be qualified to be appointed as a Minister or Deputy Minister unless that person—
a. is a citizen of the Republic who upon taking office, has attained the age of twenty-one years;
b. is able to speak and to read the English language; and
c. is registered as a voter in a constituency.
… (Sec. 94)

Government

Malawi, English

1. There shall be a Cabinet consisting of the President, the First Vice-President, the Second Vice-President and such Ministers and Deputy Ministers as may, from time to time, be appointed by the President.
2. The Cabinet shall exercise the powers and functions assigned to it by this Constitution or an Act of Parliament and shall be responsible for advising the President with respect to the policies of the Government and with respect to such other matters as may be referred to it by the President.
… (Sec. 92)

Government

Sudan, Arabic

1. يتكون مجلس الوزراء من زئيس وعدد من الوزراء لايتجاوز العشريب من كفاءات وطنيه مستقلة بالتشاور، يعينهم رئيس الوزراء من قائمة مرشحي قوي اعلان الحرية والتغيير، ويعتمدهم مجلس السيادة، ما عدا وزيري الدفاع والداخلية الذين يرشحهم الاعضاء العسكريون بمجلس السيادة.
2. تختار قوي اعلان الحرية والتغيير رئيس مجلس الوزراء، ويعينه مجلس السيادة.
(الماده15)

Sudan, English

(1) The Cabinet is composed of a Prime Minister and a number of ministers not exceeding 20 from national talent of independent counsel, appointed by the Prime Minister from a list of candidates from the Forces of Freedom and Change, and confirmed by the Sovereignty Council, except for the Ministers of Defense and Interior, who is nominated by the military component of the Sovereignty Council.
(2) The Forces of Freedom and Change selects the Prime Minister, and he is appointed by the Sovereignty Council.
... (Art. 14)