|President of the Council of Ministers of the|
Republic of Valruzia
|Style||His Excellency, Prime Minister of Valruzia|
|Nominator||President of the Republic of Valruzia|
|Appointer||Sejm of the Republic of Valruzia|
|Term length||6 years, unless early election called|
|Formation||Constitution of Valruzia|
|Succession||List of Prime Ministers of the Republic of Valruzia|
The President of the Council of Ministers (Valruzian: Prezes Rady Ministrów), referred to as Prime Minister of Valruzia (Valruzian: Premier Walruzji) was the head of government and leader of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Valruzia until 4805 Constitutional Referndum which turned the Republic from parliamentary to presidential. The office of the Prime Minister and his/her responsibilities were established by the Constitution of Valruzia which defined the Prime Minister as de iure head of government. According to the long-lasting customs, Prime Minister was given a mission to form the government by the President of the Republic of Valruzia and later requires a motion of confidence from the Sejm. After 4805 the powers of the President of the Council of Ministers were vested in the Office of the President of the Republic of Valruzia.
Usually, the largest party proposed a cabinet with individually designated for the position of Prime Minister, who was approved by the President of the Republic of Valruzia, however, the potential lack consent of the President was not an important factor which would block the candidate from being sworn in as Prime Minister. The candidate for the position of Prime Ministers presented his candidates for ministers and asked for the motion of confidence from the Sejm. An absolute majority was needed in order to get the motion of confidence for a proposed cabinet. Prime Minister had the power to appoint deputy Prime Ministers at his/her discretion.
Being the head of government, Prime Ministers represented the Council of Ministers of Valruzia and managed its work. He chaired the cabinet sessions unless a Cabinet Council was called by the President. During the Cabinet Council session, Prime Minister acted as counsel to the President. He coordinated the work of the council and managed the implementation of regulations. He was de iure superordinate of all members of the government administrator and in addition to that he could, within the limit of his power, conduct supervision of local governments institution. Prime Minister nominated 5 voivodes in each of the Voivodeship as the official representative of the Council (national, central government).
Support, Staff, and Residency
Prime Minister had its own Chancellery (Kancelaria Prezesa Rady Ministrów) which was his/her main executive office. Chancellery housed the central meeting point of the cabinet. In the Chancellery, Prime Minister had access to numerous departments that were responsible for the proper functioning of the government, as well as numerous government agencies that were controlled by the State. The Cabinet Council* sessions were held in the Presidential Palace. The official residence of the Prime Minister was located in the Old Town district (Stare Miasto) of Nowogard, approximately 1,5 kilometers from the Presidential Palace. The Chancellery was in control of more than 50 facilities and properties.
- Cabinet Council - special session of the Council of Ministers with the President as the de facto chairman of the Council. This type of sessions were usually called to discuss and decide on issues of big importance for the State's interests. Prime Minister acted as advisor to the President for the duration of the session.