CEOs are required to conclude their agreement at the end of August of each year or within three months of taking office (if re-elected during the financial year). Individual CEO contracts define requirements for performance agreements and evaluation using the CEO`s performance framework. These documents are agreed with their minister and approved by the Director General (D-G) of the Prime Minister`s Department and Cabinet (DPC) or the Prime Minister. The agreements also outline how the CEO will achieve his or her objectives and how the government`s priorities will be implemented. CEO performance reviews aim to improve high performance based on a 3-point scale – limited, solid and high – and are cacaped to their leaders to ensure optimal orientation within agencies and consistency across the industry. The CEO`s performance framework consists of 5 objectives: the Chairman of the PSC Commission has key missions to facilitate the functions of the Chief Executive Service and the Senior Executive Service. Objectives are developed in consultation with the Board of Directors and approved by the PSC Board. The Civil Service Act (2008) sets out the purpose of the Chief Executive Service, including: CEOs give a self-assessment and get feedback from their minister in January of each year. . . .