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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 7511


  • Tabulation Category: L - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
  • Division: 75 - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
  • Group: 751 - Administration of the State and the economic and social policy of the community
  • Class: 7511 - General (Over-all) public service activities

Explanatory note

This class includes a variety of government administrative activities.
Executive and legislative administration by departments directly dependent on the head of State and Parliament together with all other central, regional and local government bodies, ministries and administrative departments. Administration and supervision of financial and fiscal affairs. Operation of taxation schemes. Management of public funds and public debt. Public funds management includes raising and receiving of moneys and control of their disbursement and monitoring and control of the money supply. Administration of overall (civil) R&D policy and associated funds and of basic research policy and associated funds. Taxation administration consisting in duty/tax collection on goods and tax violation investigation. Customs administration. Administration and operation of over-all economic and social planning and statistical services at the various levels of government.

Exclusions: Administration of R&D policies intended to increase personal well-being and of associated funds are classified in class 7512 (Regulation of the activities of agencies that provide health care, education, cultural services and other social services excluding social security).
Administration of R&D policies intended to improve economic performance and competitiveness and of associated funds are classified in class 7513 (Regulation of and contribution to more efficient operation of business).
Administration of defence-related R&D and associated funds are classified in class 7522 (Defence activities).

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