Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

The Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs assists the Secretary General in the preparation and follow-up of Council of State business. Constitutional issues are also addressed by this department.

The Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs assists the Prime Minister and the Government Secretary in the preparation and the follow-up of Council of State business.

The Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs is responsible for all administrative matters at  the Office of the Prime Minister. This includes matters relating to wages and personnel, accounting and budgets, archives, information and communication technology, security and the Government Car Service. 

The Department is responsible for legal issues linked to the administrative functions of the Office of the Prime Minister, with a particular responsibility also for constitutional matters. 

The Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs is in charge also of accounts and budgets for the wages and travel expenses of the political staff of all government ministries. 

The Department of Administrative and Constitutional Affairs has 62 employees.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Government Car Service

    The Government Car service was established on 1 January 1962 under the administration of the Office of the Prime Minister to provide a range of cars for the ministers to use.