Research Papers 2012

Synopsis Here you will find a list of the Audit Committee's research papers published during 2012.

  • Potential areas of work for the Audit Committee

    Reference: 188/12 - Date: 05/12/2012

    This Briefing Paper has been prepared to identify potential areas of work for the Assembly’s Audit Committee. The research highlights three possible areas of focus, based on developments elsewhere in the UK and on issues which have arisen in the recent past in Northern Ireland. Brief details are given in relation to: •The financial independence of the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) from the Northern Ireland Executive; •The accountability of the NIAO of the Assembly; and, •Reforms to the governance of the National Audit Office (NAO) and Welsh Audit Office (WAO).

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