The mandate of the CRCC can be drawn from legal documents such as the 1992 Constitution and supposed by Acts of parliaments such as the Local Government Act, 2016
The vision of the current administration is to foster unity of purpose among the people by involving all stakeholders to achieve accelerated development. therefore the mission and vision of the Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) are to generate three main outcomes.
First, it aims at co-ordinating, monitoring, harmonizing and evaluating government policies and programmes in the Region. Second, it aims at improving the capacity, and enabling environment for effective, efficient and sustainable service delivery. And thirdly, as a sequel to the second principal above promote political tolerance, peace and stability and sustain mechanisms for conflict prevention and disaster management.
Functions of Regional Co-ordinating Councils
(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