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    Legislators determine, formulate, and direct policies of national, state, regional or local governments, and make, ratify, amend or repeal laws, public rules and regulations.

    Tasks include -

    (a) presiding over or participating in the proceedings of legislative bodies and administrative councils of national, state, regional or local governments or legislative assemblies;

    (b) determining, formulating, and directing policies of national, state, regional or local governments;

    (c) making, ratifying, amending or repealing laws, public rules and regulations within the framework of a Constitution determining their powers and fields of jurisdiction;

    (d) serving on government administrative boards or official committees;

    (e) promoting the interests of the constituencies which they represent;

    (f) as members of the government, directing senior administrators and officials of government departments and agencies in the interpretation and implementation of government policies;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Minister, government

  • President, government

  • Prime minister

  • Secretary, government/legislative

  • Senator

  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Secretary, government/non legislative - 1120

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 Updated 16 September 2004, by VA.