As the main goals of the Government of the Russian Federation the law establishes translating into reality the adopted laws and control over their observance. The legal status of the Government and its members reveal the following normative-legal acts, as the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the Federal law "About the government of the Russian Federation" - these laws it must follow in the exercise of their powers.
According to the Russian Constitution, the Government has the following composition: Prime Minister, his deputies and the Ministers of the Federal ministries. The prerogative of appointing the Chairman belongs to the President of the Russian Federation is its exclusive right. However, this requires the approval of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. St.111 of the Constitution says: the President should propose a suitable candidate for the post of State Duma during the first two weeks after he began his duties. In case of resignation of the Government or dissolution of the deadline for the proposals of the new Chairman the same. The State Duma has a week to accept or reject his candidacy. If three times the state Duma rejects the candidate, the President has the right to dissolve the group.
After the entry of the Chairman of the Government office, he is obliged within a week to offer the President the most appropriate in his opinion the nomination of the Ministers of the Federal ministries. The President makes a decision about their appointment, or requires the President to submit a new one. Ministers may leave the post alone, by order of the Prime Minister or the President of the Russian Federation. Elected thus, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation retain their powers in the course of one presidential term after a new Government is formed in the same manner.