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The Government of Barrayar consisted of quite a few bodies, jobs and positions.

Positions in Barrayaran GovernmentEdit

Emperor - head of all three planetsEdit

Council of CountsEdit

Council of MinistersEdit

Joint CouncilEdit

  • Council of Ministers and Council of Counts meeting together; 15 + 60 = 75 people.
  • Their general role in government included:
    • The central committee of the two Councils consulted Aral Vorkosigan about Escobar invasion.[20]
    • Full Councils Assembled voted for Regent.[21]
    • Budgeting for wars[22]
    • Taxation[23]
    • Rulings for new laws[24]
    • A 3/4 vote of the joint council could remove an Imperial Auditor from a case.[25]

Appointed PositionsEdit

General jobs and organizations within the governmentEdit

Behind the scenes Edit

"Barrayar has a large Imperial civil service, a reasonably highly organized bureaucracy mostly staffed and run by proles. Who do you think has been doing all the _work_, while the Counts are swanning around? (Or so they might put it. Most of the counts are, in fact, very hard-working, in their spheres. Falco is a fair average sample. The behavioral outliers, natch, get more press.) Vorbarr Sultana does not consist of only 3 government buildings; all those hundreds of others are there for reasons...."

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Komarr chapters 8,17
  2. Cryoburn chapter 20
  3. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance chapter 4
  4. Barrayar chapters 3,5,14
  5. A Civil Campaign chapters 7,12,14,18,19
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Warrior's Apprentice chapter 21
  7. A Civil Campaign chapter 14
  8. The Warrior's Apprentice chapter 2
  9. Mirror Dance
  10. Memory chapter 13
  11. Barrayar chapter 3
  12. Shards of Honor chapters 5,15
  13. Shards of Honor chapters 7,15
  14. Shards of Honor
  15. Shards of Honor chapter 15
  16. Brothers in Arms chapter 16
  17. A Civil Campaign chapter 3
  18. Barrayar chapter 8
  19. 19.0 19.1 Mirror Dance chapter 16
  20. Shards of Honor chapter 5
  21. Barrayar chapter 1
  22. The Vor Game chapter 17
  23. Memory chapter 5
  24. A Civil Campaign chapter 5
  25. Memory chapter 16
  26. Cetaganda chapter 11
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.3 Memory
  28. Memory chapters 4,22
  29. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance chapter 22
  30. Komarr chapters 11,21
  31. Memory chapter 9
  32. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance chapter 7
  33. Komarr chapter 15
  34. Barrayar chapter 11
  35. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance chapter 24
  36. Cryoburn chapter 19
  37. 37.0 37.1 Shards of Honor chapter 14
  38. Barrayar chapter 6
  39. The Warrior's Apprentice chapters 3,15,20

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