General Affairs Division
The General Affairs Division drafts proposals for general legal acts issued or submitted to the Government for adoption by the Secretariat-General, prepares legal opinions, and provides legal advice to other divisions and offices of the Secretariat-General and the Government.
It drafts and examines contracts related to the area of work of the Secretariat-General and performs tasks related to the exercise of the Secretary-General’s rights and duties as employer and to human resource management.
It ensures that public employees are kept informed, cooperates with the union of the Secretariat-General, and performs tasks related to the rights and obligations deriving from employment in the Secretariat-General, in the Office of the Prime Minister and in other government offices in accordance with decrees.
It also monitors the implementation of internal acts of the Secretariat-General and implementing regulations concerning the Secretariat-General’s area of work.
The Division participates in procedures concerning the management of tangible assets of the Secretariat-General, manages tangible assets and organises, and directs and coordinates investments of the Secretariat-General.
It also maintains buildings and premises and other fixed assets and provides technical support services for protocol events, press conferences, sessions and meetings.
In addition to the above, it also:
- organises the preparation and implementation of public procurement procedures,
- manages financial operations,
- organises and provides car services for protocol and official use,
- manages the library,
- manages the reservations of meeting rooms and orders the recording of sessions and catering, and
- performs administrative and technical tasks associated with the work of the Division.
The Division is divided into sections to perform the tasks related to a certain area, i.e. the Finance and Public Procurement Section, the Car Service Section and the Technical and Maintenance Section.