This report reviews the timeliness of public sector financial reporting and focuses mainly on financial statements for periods ending in 2017. The report also summarises the types of issue that were brought to attention in the Comptroller and Auditor General’s audit reports on financial statements for 2017.
The Comptroller and Auditor General presents the Appropriation Accounts together with his certificates to Dáil Éireann. The certificates give his opinion on whether the accounts properly present the receipts and expenditure related to each Vote.
The Comptroller and Auditor General has published his Report to Dáil Éireann on the results of his examination of the 2018 Accounts of Government Departments and Offices. The Report identifies issues, which in his opinion, merit consideration by the Committee of Public Accounts in the interests of transparency and accountability.
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