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Author Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts.

Title Guarding the independence of the Auditor-General / The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, Joint Committee of Public Accounts
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1996

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 MELB  KM 331 K1 Aus/Rep  346/1996  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 MELB  KM 331 K1 Aus/Rep  346/1996  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xx, 85 pages, 9 unnumbered pages ; 25 cm
Series Report / Joint Committee of Public Accounts ; 346
Report (Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts) ; 346
Report (Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts) ; 346
Contents 1. Conduct of the review -- 2. Functional independence of the Auditor-General -- What are the elements of functional independence -- Personal independence -- Appointment of the Auditor-General -- Tenure, dismissal and reappointment -- Remuneration -- Mandate -- Audit independence -- Powers to obtain and disclose information -- Resourcing -- 3. Office of the Parliament -- For whom does the Auditor-General work? -- Auditor-General's constitutional role -- Constitutional position of the Auditor-General -- Accountability of the Auditor-General -- 'Officer of the Parliament -- Meaning of the title 'officer of the Parliament' -- Potential legal consequences of appointing the Auditor-General as an 'officer of the Parliament' -- Independence from Parliament -- Constitutional position of the Auditor-General and the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) -- Confining the meaning of the term 'officer of the Parliament' -- Appointing the Auditor-General as an 'independent officer of the Parliament' -- 4. Suggested measures -- Independent officer of the Parliament -- Role and functions of an Audit Committee of the Australian Parliament -- Specific legislative provisions -- Appendix 1. Submissions -- Appendix 2. Exhibits -- Appendix 3. Witnesses at public hearings -- Appendix 4. Comparison of roles and functons of auditors-general across several jurisdictions.à
Notes "October 1996"
A.G.P.S. cat. no. 9652396
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also published as Parliamentary Paper no. 135/1996
Subject Australia. Auditor-General's Office -- Evaluation.
Australia. Auditor-General
Australia. Parliament -- Officials and employees.
Australian Audit Office.
Australian National Audit Office -- Evaluation.
Administrative agencies -- Australia -- Auditing.
Administrative agencies -- Australia.
Auditing -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Auditing -- Australia.
Constitutional law -- Australia.
Finance, Public -- Australia -- Auditing.
Legislative bodies -- Officials and employees.
Author Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts.
LC no. 2002421546
ISBN 0644482273