(1) A Regional Co-ordinating Council shall
(a) monitor, co-ordinate and evaluate the performance of the District Assemblies in the region;

(b) monitor the use of moneys
(i) mobilised by the District Assemblies; or
(ii) allocated and released to the District Assemblies by any agency of central Government; and

(c) review and co-ordinate public services generally in the region.

(2) The Regional Co-ordinating Council is responsible for the following functions:
(a) the approval of the by-laws of the District Assemblies in the region subject to their consistency with national legislation,

(b) the provision of back-stopping support for the performance of any function assigned to the District Assemblies in the region in respect of which a particular District Assembly is deficient in terms of skills and workforce;

(c) the resolution of any conflicts between a District Assembly in the region and any agency of the central Government, public corporation, statutory body, non-governmental organisation or individual;

(d) the oversight responsibility for second-cycle educational institutions and regional hospitals in the region on behalf of the Ministries of Education and Health; and

(e) the performance of any other functions assigned to it by or under an enactment.

Development Planning functions of Regional Co-ordinating Councils
A Regional Co-ordinating Council shall
(a) provide a District Planning Authority with the information and data necessary to assist the Authority in the formulation of a district development plan;

(b) co-ordinate the plans and programmes of District Planning Authorities and harmonise the plans and programmes with national development policies and priorities for consideration and approval by the Commission

(c) monitor and evaluate the implementation of the programmes and projects of the District Planning Authorities within the region;

(d) act on behalf of the Commission with respect to the national programmes and projects in the region as the Commission may direct; and
(e) perform any other planning functions that may be assigned by the Commission.