|The Cabinet is the administrative and executive body of the highest State power and organ of overall State administration.|
|The Cabinet consists of the Premier, Vice-Premiers, Chairmen, Ministers and other members as required.|
The term of office of the Cabinet is the same as that of the Supreme People’s Assembly.
|The Cabinet has the following duties and authority to:|
|The Premier of the Cabinet organizes and guides the work of the Cabinet.|
The Premier of the Cabinet represents the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
|The Cabinet convenes Plenary Meetings and Meetings of the Permanent Committee.|
The Plenary Meeting of the Cabinet consists of all the members of the Cabinet. The Meeting of the Permanent Committee consists of the Premier, Vice-Premiers and other members of the Cabinet appointed by the Premier.
|The Plenary Meeting of the Cabinet deliberates and decides on new and important administrative and economic matters.|
The Meeting of the Permanent Committee deliberates and decides on matters referred to it by the Plenary Meeting of the Cabinet.
|The Cabinet issues decisions and directives.|
|The Cabinet may have non-permanent committees to assist it in its work.|
|The Cabinet is accountable to the Supreme People’s Assembly and to the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session.|
|The newly-elected Premier of the Cabinet takes an oath of allegiance on behalf of the members of the Cabinet at the Supreme People’s Assembly.|
|The Commissions and Ministries of the Cabinet are departmental executive bodies of the Cabinet and central departmental bodies of administration.|
|The Commissions and Ministries of the Cabinet supervise and guide the work of the sectors concerned in a uniform way under the guidance of the Cabinet.|
|The Commissions and Ministries of the Cabinet run committee meetings and cadre meetings.|
The committee meeting and cadre meeting deliberate and decide on the measures for the implementation of the decisions and directives of the Cabinet and other important matters.
|The Commissions and Ministries of the Cabinet issue directives.|