Ministers and Secretaries Act, 1924

Allocation of Departments of State among Ministers.

3.—(1) The President of the Executive Council for the time being shall so soon as may be after his appointment as such President determine and declare how many and which of the said Departments of State established by this Act shall be assigned to and administered by the members of the Executive Council to be appointed on his nomination pursuant to the Constitution.

(2) It shall be lawful to assign two or more of the said Departments of State to a single person who in such case shall be appointed to be the Minister head of each of such Departments.