How are Crown entities governed?
Crown entity boards have overall responsibility for organisational performance and are accountable to the Minister and through the Minister to Parliament.
- Accountable: owed to the person who assesses performance and has authority to decide on rewards and sanctions.
- Answerable: owed to persons/agencies in so far as they exercise a statutory or delegated authority to make a legitimate and lawful request for information.
Resource for Preparation of Governance Manuals - Guidance for Statutory Crown Entities (excluding DHBs and Corporations Sole)
Resource for Preparation of Governance Manuals - Guidance for District Health Boards
The Board is responsible for the internal governance of the entity and undertakes its role within wider frameworks for planning and reporting, financial powers etc that apply to the Crown entity system.
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