Article 31.

1.

Within the framework of active open government the Flemish Government appoints a communications official with each Flemish ministry. The Flemish Government may also appoint a communications official with any internal privatised agency without legal personality.

2.

The Flemish Government is to appoint a communications official with each internal privatised agency having legal personality.

3.

The board of management of every external privatised agency must appoint a communications official.

4.

The Flemish Government can establish specific rules and regulations with respect to the competence, legal status and operation of the communications officials referred to in 1 to 3, and as regards the coordination of their activities.

5.

The provincial council, the municipal council and the council for social welfare must each appoint a communications official.