Article 256 - Regional Ministers And Deputy Regional Ministers

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(1) The President shall, with the prior approval of Parliament, appoint for each region, a Minister of State who shall

(a) represent the President in the region; and

(b) be responsible for the co-ordination and direction of the administrative machinery in the region.

(2) The President may, in consultation with the Minister of State for a region and with the prior approval of Parliament, appoint for the region a Deputy Minister or Deputy Ministers to perform such functions as the President may determine.