Civil Service Department shall be renamed “The Human Resource Department” and
shall be vested with the general powers and responsibilities for supervision on
the government department of human resources subject hereto.
2. The HRD
shall be responsible particularly for carrying out the following tasks:
a. To study, suggest, review and update the legislations related
to human resources management at government level.
b. To develop and issue executive rules, regulations and
decisions that regulate human resources management in light of the applicable
legislations and latest business developments.
c. To study and approve the proposed organization structures in coordination
with relevant government entity assigned by the Ruler and/or the Executive Council.
d. To enable the government entity to improve the implementation
of human resources related legislations and regulations.
e. To monitor the government entity's compliance with the
provisions hereof and the implementation of the regulations hereof.
f. To approve different human resource procedures in accordance
with the delegation of powers matrix issued by the Department in light of
g. To review and approve the government entity's draft budget in
respect to jobs and their number, degrees and type.
h. To review different salaries, compensations and benefits
granted to employees, to conduct the necessary studies thereon in collaboration
with the respective entity and to submit the relevant recommendations to the
j. To oversee planning, implementing, operating, maintaining and
developing the government human resources electronic system.
k. To supervise planning and implementing new initiatives and
services associated with the human resources management in collaboration with
the relevant entity.
l. To improve the performance of Human Resources Units and
coordinate with the government entity over the preparation of job development
plans and programs.
m. To consider the objections to the decisions made by the
Grievances Committee of the government entity in accordance with the controls
laid down by the Department and within the limit of the provisions of this law.
n. To establish the government integrated work force database in
particular and the Emirate in general in collaboration with the relevant
o. To prepare studies and researches relating to human resources
management and to produce statistical reports.
p. To represent the government in the area of human resources
management at different councils, committees and boards.
q. Any other functions assigned by the Ruler and /or the