108 members were elected to the New Northern Ireland Assembly in June 1998. The functions of the 11 Departments were agreed by the Assembly in February 1999. It has full legislative and executive authority - that is, the power to make laws and take decisions on all the functions of the Northern Ireland Departments.
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The Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly monitors the Operational Programme for the south, south east and eastern counties of Ireland. The Programme covers agriculture, infrastructure, social inclusion, enterprise, tourism, urban and rural development.
The Chief State Solicitor's Office is a constituent element of the Attorney General's Office. The principal functions of the Attorney General are to advise the Government in matters of law and legal opinion and to provide the State with both drafting and litigation services.