Cabinet of Austenasia

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Not to be confused with the House of Representatives, which was known as "the Cabinet" before 20 September 2011.

The Cabinet of the Empire of Austenasia is the body of Government Ministers responsible for the executive administration and governance of Austenasia, composed of the Prime Minister and nine Government Ministers. Government Ministers are appointed by the Monarch (usually from the House of Representatives) and head Government Ministries, of which there are seven. The Secretary-General does not head a Government Ministry but is a Government Minister responsible for administrative duties, comparable to a one-man civil service. The Prime Minister oversees the work of the Cabinet and co-ordinates the work of the Government Ministers; the Deputy Prime Minister is not officially a member of Cabinet but is often de facto treated as such due to their position as the Prime Minister's deputy.

On 4 March 2015, immediately after the the election of Lord Dux Joseph Kennedy as Prime Minister, Emperor Jonathan I passed his sixteenth Imperial Edict, pledging to only appoint Cabinet positions at the advice of the Prime Minister. This was in direct response to an election platform of Kennedy, and was later entrenched in the Second Amendment to the Austenasian Constitution of 2011.

The Cabinet is based heavily on the British body of the same name. As such, as a collective it holds great executive power and is comprised of different ministers each holding separate portfolios. The current Cabinet of Austenasia is comprised of:

Portfolio Portrait Minister In office since
Prime Minister
Minister for Culture
Minister of Digital Transformation
Dionisiy.jpg HSH Prince Dionisiy I 13 February 2020 (as Prime Minister and Minister for Culture)
28 February 2020 (as Minister of Digital Transformation)
Deputy Prime Minister
Home Secretary
Coat of Arms of Nedland Updated.png Lord Edward Gunderson, Count of New Grémmia 13 February 2020
Chancellor Lord Fondrk.jpg Lord Krištof Fondrk, Baron of Gebirgspark 13 February 2020
Chief Ambassador
ICJA.jpg HIM Emperor Jonathan I 8 October 2017 (as Chief Ambassador)
13 February 2020 (as Secretary-General)
Minister of Defence Ismetcansarac.jpg Lord İsmetcan Saraç, Count of Bithynia 13 February 2020
Attorney General House of Afentoulis CoA.png Manolis Afentoulis, Duke of Thessalia 13 February 2020