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1120 SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
 





    Senior government officials advise governments on policy matters, oversee the interpretation and implementation of government policies and legislation by government departments and agencies, represent their country abroad and act on its behalf, or carry out similar tasks in intergovernmental organisations.

    Tasks include -

    (a) advising national, state, regional or local governments on policy matters;

    (b) advising on the preparation of government budgets, laws and regulations, including amendments;

    (c) overseeing the interpretation and implementation of government policies and legislation by government departments and agencies;

    (d) representing their country abroad;

    (e) performing similar tasks in intergovernmental organisations;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Administrator, government
  • Administrator, intergovernmental organisation
  • Ambassador
  • Consul-general
  • Secretary, government/non legislative

   
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 Updated 16 September 2004, by VA.