Local legislative power is exercised by the city's Council of People's Deputies (CPD) with 175 seats. The council is responsible for upholding the Constitution and Ukrainian laws within the territory of Donetsk.
The Executive Committee of the CPD deals with all local problems; it oversees the complex social and economic development of the territory and also governs the activity of businesses, organizations and institutions which are municipal property.
The City and Regional Administrative Departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs are located in Donetsk. The Institute of Internal Affairs was also founded in Donetsk and it is the only specialized school of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Ukraine. It trains specialists to serve in the system of State Motor Vehicle Inspection (DAI).
City Council of People's Deputies
Regional Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.