The Secretariat of the Authority
1. The coordination of the activities of the Authority and the Council, the preparation and implementation of its decisions, and the data collection, recording and administration activities required for the same shall be the responsibility of the Authority‘s Secretariat. The Secretariat shall be headed by the secretary-general.
2. The secretary-general and employees of the Secretariat shall be in a civil servant relationship with the Authority, for which the ACS shall apply. The secretary-general shall be entitled to salary and other benefits as due to deputy state secretaries.