The Civil Administration is part of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories disposition and constitutes the body responsible for implementation of government policy in Judea and Samaria and bettering these areas in civil matters in accordance with the guidelines set by the government and in coordination with ministries, the IDF and the security forces. As such, the Civil Administration is an integral part of IDF and Central Command operations on a routine and emergency basis.
The main task of the Civil Administration is the civil and security coordination and liaison vis-à-vis the Palestinian entities. Within this framework the Civil Administration has regional representatives in various districts (regional coordination and liaison administrations).
The Civil Administration also has authority over the population in Area "C" in matters relating to zoning, construction and infrastructure.
In addition, the Civil Administration is responsible for liaison with the international community on issues relating to humanitarian aid and the promotion of various initiatives in Judea and Samaria.