Public Accounts Committee

Public Accounts Committee

SO 158. (a) Public Accounts Committee 

(1) The Public Accounts Committee is responsible for the scrutiny and review of:

(a) the Estimates of expenditure of the Government and its entities;

(b) the annual financial statements, the Audit Report on the annual financial statements of the Government, budget policy statements, fiscal strategy reports, economic and fiscal updates and annual reports and other financial reports required to be submitted to Parliament;

(c) ministerial and departmental financial management and performance;

(d) any legislation or petition relating to public finance, revenue or taxation;

(e) all accounts and expenditure of the Parliament (including expenditure and reports on constituency allowances);

(f) any other matters within its subject area.

(2) The Director of Audit is an adviser to the committee.