July 19, 2006
(House of Assembly)
Auditor General to conduct further audits
Following a meeting of the Internal
Economy Commission and conversations with the Auditor General, Speaker
Harvey Hodder announced today that, in accordance with Section 16(1) of
the Auditor General Act, the Auditor General has asked for and
received cabinet direction to conduct comprehensive annual audits of the
accounts of the House of Assembly from fiscal years 1999/2000 to
2003/04. Furthermore, the Auditor General will be asked to review
constituency allowance expenditures between 1989 and 2004 further to the
Morgan Commission report to determine whether overspending occurred at
the constituency level beyond which was approved, authorized or provided
for through Internal Economy Commission policies.
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