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Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997

Report 386

The Committee tabled its report Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997 on
26 September 2001 in the House of Representatives and the Senate . Copies of the contents of the report (individual chapters and other sections of the report) are available in PDF format or from the Committee Secretariat.

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Finance Minute/Government Response: to date there has been no Finance Minute/Government response to the Committee's report.

Contents of report: Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997

Covering documents (PDF Format 45KB)

Chairman's Foreword
Membership of the Committee
Membership of the Sectional Committee
Duties of the Committee
Terms of reference
List of abbreviations
List of recommendations
Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF Format 27KB)
Chapter 2: Section 19 - Comments on proposed reports (PDF Format 59KB)
Chapter 3: Sections 32 and 33 - Access Powers of the Auditor-General (PDF Format 32KB)
Chapter 4: Section 37 - Sensitive information not to be included in reports (PDF Format 35KB) 
Chapter 5: Other issues (PDF Format 43KB)
Appendix A: List of Submissions (PDF Format 7KB)
Appendix B: List of Exhibits (PDF Format 8KB)
Appendix C: Witnesses appearing at public hearings (PDF Format 11KB)

Report(PDF Format 196KB)

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