Ministry of Defence (Austenasia)
|Ministry of Defence|
|Established||23 May 2009|
|Minister of Defence||Lord Marshal William K., Baron of Zephyria|
The Austenasian Ministry of Defence is the government body responsible for the defence of the Empire of Austenasia.
The Minstry of Defence has the duty of defending Austenasia, its people and government. Its main functions are the administration of the Austenasian Armed Forces, formulation of the Empire's defence policy, and procurement of equipment to be used by soldiers. The Ministry of Defence is also responsible for defending Monovia and Orly, protected states of the Empire, should the governments of those states request military aid.
The Ministry of Defence is run by the Minister of Defence. Between its founding and 8 March 2010 after the outbreak of the Austenasian Civil War, this was Lord General William - from the outbreak of the civil war until 2 January 2011, the Minister of Defence was HIH Crown Prince Jonathan, but since then the office has once more been held by the now Lord Marshal William.