The Regulations aim "to form the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, and determine the legal status and juridical bases of the activities thereof, and of the functionaries thereof," says the presidential decree.
The Regulations define the presidential staff as a state body which shall guarantee activities of the federal President and monitor the implementation of presidential resolutions.
The staff comprises a chief, his two deputies in the rank of presidential aides, presidential assistants and press secretary, the chief of protocol, presidential advisers, presidential envoys plenipotentiary to the two parliamentary houses and the federal Constitutional Court, experts, senior experts and other functionaries alongside collegiate bodies-presidential boards and other independent staff branches, the latter subdivided in departments.
The Regulations also determine staff members' duties.
The Regulations are carried on Russia's official presidential web site, www.kremlin.ru.