The most important quality of a competent manager isthe ability to correctly, cleverly and timely delegate authority. The same applies to the most important country manager - the President. Independently, no state guarantor can provide all management functions. But with the right administrative apparatus, the president's activities potentially become effective and successful.
In the Russian Federation, the main subdivision, which is directly subordinate to the head of state, is the Presidential Administration.
Divisions and departments of the Presidential Administration
Administration of the President - permanentthe authority that implements the activities of the President of Russia and ensures the implementation of its decisions and laws. Actually, the Administration consists of independent units, each of which performs specific functions, but interacts and cooperates with others. In addition to the apparatus of presidential advisers, the Security Council and the presidential office, the group of equal parts also includes the Directorate. These structures are responsible for certain areas of presidential influence, for example, the Office for Foreign / Domestic Policy, expert management, on civil service and personnel, to ensure constitutional rights. One of the most important is the Main Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation. This is a separate unit, which has its head and deputy and its own hierarchy of power, but obeys the head of state.
What is the Control Office of the President of Russia?
Controlling is an important systemicpart of the Administration, which monitors the implementation of decisions and laws of the head of state by regional and federal authorities. KU was established in 1991, together with the Administration. The management staff currently consists of 158 people, not including employees in territorial units.
Address of the Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation: Old square, 8, 3 entrance (metro station "Kitay-Gorod").
What laws govern the spheres of influence and activities of the control department?
Management is guided in its activities by articles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and a number of federal laws. But mainly the duties and powers of CG are set out in Presidential Decree No. 729 "On the Approval of the Regulations on the Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation". The decree was edited in 2011, the amendments concerned the powers of the employees of the Department: both obsolete and rewritten points from the Soviet decree.
What are the main tasks of the Control Office?
As it is clear from the name of this body, KU is responsible for control over observance of presidential decrees, namely:
- Verification of the fulfillment of instructions of the President and the Head of Administration to the other structural subdivisions of the Administration.
- Control over the implementation of projects of national scale.
- Verification of the activities of federal bodies aimed at the implementation of decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation.
- Verification of the implementation of messages and other policy documents of the President.
- Timely informing the President and the Head of Administration about the results of inspections and revealed violations.
- In some cases, preparation of plans for the elimination of offenses.
Key functions of CU
It is important to note that the activities of the ControlAdministration of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation is aimed at verifying the execution of presidential decrees by federal executive bodies. Control over the execution of laws by every citizen is too large a task for such a narrowly specialized unit.
Among the specific functions of CG are:
- drawing up a plan, organizing and implementing audits and other control measures;
- review and analysis of reports on the execution of presidential decrees;
- check the activities of the remaining units of the Presidential Administration on a special request of the President or Head of Administration;
- participation in the prevention and elimination of identified violations;
- control over how the divisions of the Administration produce the distribution of finance, following the estimate.
Main Control Office of the President of the Russian FederationIt also conducts a thorough study and analysis of the work of regulatory bodies in other countries of the world and develops proposals for improving control based on experience. Also, the General Directorate coordinates the work of the authorized representatives of the Administration in the federal districts.
Management directly participates in the correctionrevealed violations and preventing potential ones, takes part in the development of methodological materials and data for the annual messages of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly.
Rights and powers of CG as a controlling body
To fulfill its functions, the Control Department of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation has the right:
- On the creation of commissions and the involvement of employees of administrative staff, executive and law enforcement officers, representatives of the President in all federal districts.
- On sending their employees to meetings and meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation and colleges of federal executive bodies.
- On the call of officials to give written or oral testimony about evasion from execution or incorrect execution of federal laws, as well as decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation.
- On the use of banks and databases of federal authorities and the Presidential Administration.
- On the involvement of scientists, narrow-profile specialists, researchers for specific investigations and consultations, including on a contractual basis.
Responsibility for the results of CU audits
In accordance with the established procedure, CG is entitledmake proposals to the President on the prosecution of individual employees of the state apparatus for ignoring, failing to comply, violating or improperly enforcing the laws and decrees of the head of state. And also the Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation has the right to make proposals on the temporary removal of civil servants who committed misconduct.
During the checks, employees of executive bodiesauthorities that have been brought to disciplinary responsibility lose the right to receive bonuses, awards, promotions within a year or more, depending on the severity of the violation. On the initiative of the Control Office, they can even be sent for re-attestation, demoted or dismissed.
And for misdemeanors that are unsafefor the correct mode of operation of the public administration system, or for intentional crimes with abuse of power of employees may be brought to administrative or even criminal liability.
Also KU has the right to send materials about the violations detected during the inspections to the bodies of the Prosecutor's Office, security services and the Investigative Committee.
What special rights do CI employees have in carrying out inspections?
Management employees of high rank have almostunlimited rights in the conduct of control and investigation activities. At the same time, employees are guaranteed full state protection in accordance with the law "On the Protection of Judges, Officials of Law Enforcement and Supervisory Bodies".
Thus, the employees of the Control Departmenthave the right to enter all buildings occupied by executive authorities, self-government by state organizations, during inspections and other auditing activities.
Attempts not to miss representatives of the CG to the territory of the verification object are considered as obstacles to activities, classified as disciplinary or administrative offenses.
Structure of the Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation
The structure of the CU is practically the same as the structure of the remaining 11 administrations under the Administration. The head of the department is the head, he has deputies, full-time inspectors in the working areas.
The head of the Presidential Administration personally approves the structure and number of the staff of the Control Office.
Head of the Office appoints, transfers or dismisses the President of the Russian Federation on the recommendation of the Head of Administration.
Heads of departments and other employees are appointed and dismissed by the Head of the Presidential Administration on the recommendation of the Head of the Control Department of the President of the Russian Federation.
Heads of territorial subdivisions of the Administration in the federal districts (district inspectorates) are appointed at the presentation of the Head of the CU.
The material, technical, information, legal, documentary, transportation and social services of the CU workers are the responsibility of the President's Affairs Department.
Responsibilities and functions of the head of the Control Office of the President of the Russian Federation
The chief delegates authority and allocatesfunctions within the control. He defines the duties and distributes job descriptions to the deputies, departmental heads and referents, and also issues instructions on internal rules in the Control Office.
Concludes on behalf of the Administration of a contract with specialists, institutes or research organizations on cooperation for carrying out works that are managed by the CG.
The director of the CU is fully responsible for the fulfillment of tasks by all employees before the Head of Administration and the President of the Russian Federation.
Who currently holds the post of the head of the Office?
Head of the Control and Auditing DepartmentPresident of the Russian Federation since May 13, 2008 - Konstantin Chuichenko, born in 1965, a graduate of the Leningrad State University. He began his state career in law enforcement, then in the security service. But then he became a member of the Bar Association and continued his career in the corporate sphere. In 2001, he became the director of the legal department of Gazprom, and in 2002 he became a shareholder and a member of his board.
According to official figures, Chuichenko declared income in the amount of 32.5 million rubles in 2011, his wife's income was almost the same - 32 million rubles.
Chuichenko's integration from the legal department of Gazprom directly into the President's Administration was actively promoted by the former head of state Medvedev, they were friends from university years.
Also Chuichenko is a co-founder of Rosukrenergo, which is registered in Switzerland.
Deputy Head of the Control Department
Deputy directors of the CG, heads of departments are responsible for the performance of the functions and duties assigned to them in accordance with the job assignment schedule.
Deputy Head of the Control DepartmentPresident of the Russian Federation Kirienko AA is primarily responsible for control over the execution of presidential decrees in regions and federal districts. In particular, in the last year he supervises the progress of the reconstruction of the main airport of the Kamchatka Territory.
In 2011, Kirienko, like his chief Chuichenko, was awarded the Order of Honor.
Deputy Director of the Control DepartmentPresident of the Russian Federation Kulba Andrey Vladimirovich (born in 1960) also serves as a member of the advisory council of the working group on coordination and evaluation of work with appeals of citizens and organizations under the Presidential Administration. Recently, Kulba, like Kirienko, oversees the control activities in the eastern region. In particular, he inspected the construction of the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean oil pipeline several times.