In ghana, the audit service act, 2000 act 684 section 30 provides for the establishment of. The auditor general has rapped internal auditors in public service, essentially blaming them for the attempt by certain individuals and corporations to fleece the state of several billions of ghana cedis. We focus on auditing areas that matter to achieve the countrys sustainable developmental goals and objectives. The reporting of audit observations in the report of the auditor general is an essential part of the system of public accountability. The main report is the auditor generals annual report which is required to be completed by 30 september each year. Marking 50th anniversary of p ublic services workers in ghana, ghanadots financial and economic journalist, masahudu ankiilu kunateh takes a look at some of the audit reports of the public sector in ghan a. Ghana by auditing in accordance with international auditing standards audit. As demonstrated throughout this annual report, this is a great audit office, with highly skilled and passionate people delivering quality work that matters to parliament and the community. Part 3 report of the auditorgeneral 2011 20 auditor generals office of papua new guinea on the accounts of provincial and locallevel governments and associated entities. Traditionally it has been the mandate of the auditor generals office ag through article 1872 of the 1992 constitution to audit all the public accounts of ghana and of all public offices, including the courts, the central and local government administration of the universities and the public. Report of the auditorgeneral on the public accounts of ghana consolidated fund for the year ended 31 december 2011 in accordance with article 1875 of the constitution of the republic of ghana and section 231 of the audit service act 2000 act 584, i have the honour to present my report on the public accounts of. The key legislation that governs agos work are the constitution of the republic of singapore 1999 revised edition and the audit act cap. This report has been prepared under section 11 of the audit service act, 2000 for presentation to parliament in accordance with section 20 of the act. Audit service of ghana page 2 institutions of mdas, 103 mmdas, 357 educational institutions, 95 public boards and corporations and 5 special and it audits.
Deodat sharma presented the 2015 audit report to speaker of the national assembly dr. I ahmadiyya senior high school shs in the ashanti region, has been cited in the auditor generals report, for. The audit service therefore rejected a total of gh. It is a compilation of the results of the audit of accounts of the government for the financial year ended march 31st 2003. And so far, since commencing as auditor general, my view has not changed. The auditor generals responsibility is to audit and report on these financial statements in accordance with section 116 2 and 4 of the constitution of the republic of trinidad and tobago and section 25 1 of the act. Republic of ghana report on the observance of standards and. Nov, 2015 the auditor general ag on friday, issued a statement to inform stakeholders and the public about the submission of all its reports on audited accounts in 2014, to parliament, in pursuance of article 187 section 2. Every year we are audited and our audit report goes to parliament. The audits were carried out in accordance with article 1872 and internationally accepted standards. The information on these pages is designed to assist you in understanding the role and function of the office of the auditor general and the auditor generals department and to give you access to the reports that have been tabled in parliament. Pdf irregularities in ghanas public sector procurement and their. The public accounts committee of the parliament of ghana.
It highlights the operational performance of the department and. The findings also revealed audit reports implementations committee is. In my capacity as the auditor general, i am pleased to submit to you volume 1 of the 2017 annual report of the office of the auditor general of ontario to lay before the assembly in accordance with the provisions of section 12 of the auditor general act. The auditor general has submitted to parliament a total number of reports on public accounts for the year ended december 31, 2015. Performance audit report of the auditor general on road safety in ghana ii are limited in the public sector compared to the private one. After thorough consideration and scrutiny of the auditor general s report, the pac issues a report. Auditing for impact auditor general office audit of. In my capacity as the auditor general, i am pleased. Over and above these entityspecific reports, the audit outcomes are analysed in general reports that cover both the public finance management act pfma and municipal finance management act mfma cycles. The auditor general is the independent auditor of the south australian public sector. F raud, abuse and waste in ghanas public services masahudu ankiilu kunateh, ghanadot. Mmdas chop money 2016 auditorgenerals report reveals. The details of agos audit authority are in annex i.
Volume ii focuses on matters arising from the annual financial aduit of the provicial government and crown agencies. Annual report of the auditorgeneral on the public accounts of ghana. It found that private estates were being serially mismanaged by the office, and as a result a range of predatory companies were stealing the inheritance of papua new guinea citizens. Schedule of the auditorgenerals reports presented to parliament. Below you will find an online version of our annual report. Daniel yaw domelevo auditor general ghana audit service 19 december 2018 this report can be found on the ghana audit service website. The public finance management act pfma consolidated general reports are based on audit work performed on national and provincial spheres of government i. Auditorgenerals department not excluded from audits. Tabish and jha 2011 put public procurement irregularities into five. Report of the auditor general public accounts of trinidad.
Welcome to the office of the auditor general of canada. The agsa annually produces audit reports on all government departments, public entities, municipalities and public institutions. His excellency, the senate president, two copies of my annual report on the accounts of the government of the federal republic of nigeria for the year ended 31st december, 2014. Part a executive summary a summary of the main matters the auditorgeneral believes should be brought to parliaments attention from our annual audits of public sector agencies. Jan 01, 2015 dr michael oforimensah, senior research fellow, has noted that the auditor generals reports are both predictable and gloomy, adding that yearonyear, identical cases of misappropriation of public funds are documented, often within the same public institutions. Although the debt has been growing at a somewhat lower rate than last years estimates, it continues to. In compliance with the auditor general act, i have the honour to submit herewith, for transmission to the house of assembly, my report on the audit of the financial statements of the province for the year ended 31 march 2010.
Furthermore, as part of measures to clean up the payroll data, the controller and accountant generals department suspended 47,186 employees on the mechanized. Annual report 20172018 office of the auditor general. Final pac report dec 2011 ghana anticorruption coalition. Publications auditorgenerals department south australia.
Development facility manual, foat operational manual 2011, financial. Tabled in the legislative assembly of ontario on december 5, 2011. Home get involved auditor general s reports auditor general s reports. The auditor general has submitted four 4 reports to the parliament of ghana in accordance with article 1875 of the 1992 constitution of the republic. Pdf fighting corruption by means of effective internal audit. A report by the auditor general on the financial operations of ministries, departments and agencies mdas for 2011. Auditor generals report on the statement of foreign exchange receipts and payments of the bank of ghana for the first half year ended 2009 report of the auditorgeneral on the statement of foreign exchange receipts and payments of the bank of ghana bog for the halfyear ended 30 june 2009 table of contents paras page transmittal letter. You can browse through each section of the publication or quickly link to another annual report from the index list. The th november, 2014 media release with respect to the december 2014 report of the auditor general on the consolidated fund of the government of bermuda for the financial years march 31, 2010, march 31, 2011 and march 31, 2012 the 2014 report states, inter alia. The ghana report is an incisive news website in ghana that offers hardcore breaking news and indepth information from diverse angles across the globe. Ghana investment act schedule section 18 enterprises wholly reserved for ghanaians 1.
The auditor generals 2016 report audited some payment claims and found a good number of them to be repeat demands for payments that have already been made for work done. Aug 12, 2017 the amount shows a 32 per cent almost gh. The auditors reports referred to above each expressed the auditor generals unqualified opinion that the financial statements of the consolidated fund of the government of bermuda for the year being. The sale of anything whatsoever in a market, petty trading, hawking or selling from a kiosk at any place. Annual report 2018 of the office of the auditor general of. Auditor general fights internal auditors business day ghana. The oag is the only supreme audit institute in zambia mandated to audit all government institutions, parastatal organizations, statutory boards, donor funded agencies and any other institute in which public resources have been invested. The rolex replica situation is not produced from grade 316l steel, but rather the higher grade grade 904l steel with a number of special chemical resistance abilities. Auditor generals responsibility as required by section 188 of the constitution of south africa and section 4 of the public audit act of south africa and section 752 of the national gambling act, 2004 act no. Auditor general richard quartey a report by the auditor general on the financial operations of ministries, departments and agencies mdas for 2011 has revealed unhealthy cash management practices. Getfund has, in a 12page response to the auditor general, debunked many of the assertions in the report. The annual report of the auditor general of jamaica is submitted to the speaker of the house of representative in accordance with section 122 of the constitution of jamaica and section 29 of the financial administration and audit act. Achievements and the challenges of the pac in the fourth. The performance audit process results in recommendations, which initiate a process of renewal and change, leading to greater efficiency and effectiveness in government administration.
Furthermore, as part of measures to clean up the payroll data, the controller and accountant generals department suspended 47,186 employees on. The report revealed that a total of k538 million was under query in the financial year ending 2016. News release the office of the auditor general of canada will conduct an audit of the investing in canada plan. Kofi fred asiedu at ghana institute of management and public administration kofi fred asiedu.
The key issue relates to serious deficiencies in internal control. In my capacity as the auditor general, i am pleased to submit to you the 2011 annual report of the office of the auditor general of ontario to lay before the assembly in accordance with the provisions of section 12 of the auditor general act. Annual report 2017 of the office of the auditor general of. My attention was drawn to a comment made by the founding president and executive director of imani ghana, a policy think tank, mr. Ecofriendly can be a color that rolex is famous for implementing in special models. We recognize in ghana that the neglect or absence of an effectively functioning internal audit organization in ghana creates a vacuum in the countrys governance and financial management reform efforts and initiatives. The auditor general of south africa is accountable to the national assembly in terms of section 1815 of the constitution and section 3d of the paa and has to report on its activities and performance of its functions in terms of section 10 of the paa. Bonnie lysyk, mba, fcpa, fca auditor general fall 2017 toronto, ontario. Generals response to my preliminary observations is still being awaited.
Auditors from sierra leone, kenya, tanzania and ghana after completion of phase one of the technical audit slideshome the auditor general of sierra leone, mrs lara taylorpearce and the auditor general of ghana, mr daniel yao domelevo visit technical audit team. On account of the foregoing, coupled with my personal conviction on the need for a timely, accurate and reliable federal government account, i have opted to submit my annual report for 2015 in 2 parts. A nonghanaian may undertake this service provided he has a minimum fleet of ten new vehicles. Performance audit report of the auditor general on. I am pleased to present my annual report for the financial year ended march 31, 2011. The auditor general reports directly to parliament on the audits and examinations of state and local government agencies covering financial reports and operations, controls and matters of public interest. Auditor generals report on the public accounts of ghana consolidated fund for the year ended 31 december 2007 3 11. Of our annual audits and the auditorgenerals other reporting powers under the public audit act 2001 by carrying out work that will. Sep, 20 in 2005 the auditor generals office published a damning report on the public curators office. Auditorgeneral submits reports to parliament ghana.
Aug 02, 2017 auditorgenerals department not excluded from audits daniel domelevo. Challenges facing the public sector, and our response. Auditor generals report implicates mmdas news ghana. Government, through the ministry of finance, the accountant generals department and the respective head of budget agency to take appropriate actions and put measures in place to address the recommendations made in my prior report and this year as well. While this report will come in for greater scrutiny by the parliamentary public accounts committee and members of parliament when parliament reconvenes, there are aspects that have been made known in it that can. Republic of ghana report on the observance of standards. Ukura, jp, ofr, fca auditor general for the federation. The ghana education trust fund getfund is challenging claims of mismanagement and illegalities in the auditor generals report. Notes the reports are displayed beneath the page with the current ones on top. Follow up audits conducted up to 1 april 2011 revealed that the respective federal statutory bodies and subsidiary companies have taken action on 70 85. Ag auditor general aqm audit quality monitoring bog bank of ghana cas country assistance strategy cagd controller and accountant generals department. We made some recommendations to assist dsw to make the operations of rhcs legal and effectively monitored, thereby ensuring the care and protection of children. Report of the auditor general of canada on respect in the workplace.
The release from the new mainstream submariner model is an occasion. I was responsible for the auditors report for the year ended march 31, 2016. Auditor generals report on the public accounts 2015. This is a showcase of the necessity of the presence of the auditor general. We also recognize that without a model or framework it is difficult to chart the prognosis of the remedy being administered. On the 2 nd of november, 2017, the report of the auditor general on the accounts of the republic for the financial year ended 31 st december 2016 became a public document. Accountability lecture, the auditor general indicated that the inability of ministries. Ghana audit service official website of the audit service.
Auditor generals report 4 public accounts of trinidad and tobago 2014 auditors responsibility 3. Auditor generals report public accounts of trinidad and tobago 2014. Auditor generals report 2003 report of the auditor general for the year 2003 chapter 1 introduction his is my annual report to the house of assembly for 2003. The article requires that the public accounts of ghana and all public offices, including the courts, the central and local government administrations, universities and public institutions of like nature, of any corporate or other body or organisation established by an act of parliament, shall be audited and reported on by the auditor general.196 530 1040 1011 1489 410 864 1388 407 521 1179 479 1465 61 938 385 1000 889 695 1140 1307 1214 1422 791 1305 1160 993 206 537 1376 937 264