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Environment and Rural Affairs Department
Corporate governance is the way in which organisations are directed and controlled. It defines the distribution of rights and responsibilities among the different stakeholders and participants in the organisation, determines the rules and procedures for making decisions on corporate affairs including the process through which the organisation's objectives are set, and provides the means of attaining those objectives and monitoring performance.
This document sets out the role of corporate governance in the Environment and Rural Affairs Department, and is structured in 6 sections.
Section 1: Parliamentary AccountabilitySection 2: The Departmental Management BoardSection 3: SkillsSection 4: Independent Non-ExecutivesSection 5: Internal ControlsSection 6: Arms' Length Bodies
Page updated: Friday, August 11, 2006