Minister of Home Affairs (Mervustan)
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|Minister of Home Affairs of the Province of Mervustan|
Flag of Mervustan
|Department of Home Affairs of Mervustan|
|Style||The Honourable (in Mervustan and rest of Roscamistan) |
his Excellency (Diplomatic)
|Residence||Renmore House (summer) Mervustan House (winter)|
|Appointer||Governor of Mervustan with approval of the Roscamistan Central Government|
|Term length||at the Governor’s pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||Dean Merritt|
|Unofficial names||Home Affairs Minister|
|Deputy||Deputy Minister at the Mervustan Department of Home Affairs|
The Home Minister, officially the Minister of Home Affairs of Mervustan is the head of the Department of Home Affairs, top officer in the department and a member of the Mervustan Executive Council. The Minister is appointed by the Governor on the advice and nomination of the Prime Minister of Mervustan.
History of the office
The office was created in the Reforms of November, as a position parallel with that of the Home Secretary in the national government. Merritt was made the first Minister of Home Affairs, given along with his position of Deputy Prime Minister. When David Moore resigned, Dean Merritt became Prime Minister of Mervustan, keeping the Home Affairs portfolio.
Duties of the Home Minister
The Minister is responsible for the security and judical matters devolved to it by the Central Government, which include;
- Security of the Province from external threats
- Management of the local police force
- Managing the Court in Mervustan
- Devolved matters on Immigration
- Enforcement of provincial law in Mervustan