The Minister of the Interior is the head of the ministry ( Ministry of the Interior / Ministry of the Interior) that takes care of internal affairs (the administration of a country / canton such as internal security , sport ) at the national or federal level.
The post is established in the governments of both the federal states and the federal government. In the city States Senate constitution ( Hamburg , Bremen and Berlin ) the interior minister's Innensenator or Senator of the interior .
Like any other minister, the interior minister manages his department on his own responsibility, but is subject to the head of government ( Federal Chancellor or Prime Minister ) in accordance with his or her authority to issue guidelines , if the respective state law so provides. Another administrative level can be subordinate to it in the federal states: the regional councils .
The Federal Minister of the Interior is authorized to issue instructions to the interior ministers of the federal states in federal matters; However, since the administration is usually the responsibility of the federal states, there is only a few issues with such a right to issue instructions. The current Interior Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany is Horst Seehofer , who heads the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Home Affairs .
In Switzerland , a minister of the interior corresponds to the head of the Department of the Interior (EDI) in the Federal Council ; he is also called "minister of the interior" in general language. However, the agendas are in Switzerland as opposed to the interior ministries of other countries internal security at the Federal Justice and Police Department settled - comparable to the United States Department of the Interior . In contrast, the EDI is u. a. responsible for social, health and family policy as well as culture.
United States of America
The United States Department of the Interior 's United States Department of the Interior , with responsibility for internal security in some authorities ( FBI , ATF , DEA ) of the United States Department of Justice ( Justice Department ) and the United States Department of Homeland Security ( Department of Homeland Security ) lies.
- The English Home Office is the name for the British Home Office.
- In France it is called in French Ministère de l'intérieur, de l'outre-mer, des collectivités territoriales et de l'immigration .
- The name of the Italian Ministry of the Interior is Ministero dell'Interno .
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