• Set the general framework for the performance of the Council’s duties
• Express an opinion on the laws, regulations, decisions or proposed projects before they are submitted to the governor to make the decision
• Issue decisions to propose measures taken regarding the implementation of laws, regulations and decisions 
• Express an opinion on development projects and the comprehensive development plan in the emirate and follow up their implementation
• Authorize the draft budget and submit it for ratification by the Ruler
• Any other functions entrusted to the Council by the Ruler in written commissioning