Special Report 87 - Effectiveness of Audit Committees in State Bodies

Published on 21 October 2014

The Comptroller and Auditor General has carried out a review of the effectiveness of audit committees in State bodies. The report examines the operation of audit committees in a sample of non-commercial State bodies and assesses the level of their compliance with guidelines issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The report also compares the current requirements for State bodies in Ireland with good practice principles, and considers the extent to which good practice is being applied in the selected State bodies.