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Overseers: Public Accounts Committees and Public Spending

Overseers: Public Accounts Committees and Public Spending

by David G. McGee, QC
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745319866

ISBN-13: 9780745319865

Pub. Date: 07/20/2002

Publisher: Pluto Press

This report - edited by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - assesses how parliamentary committees can enhance democratic governance. The purpose of this enquiry was to assess how Public Accounts Committees (PACs) are working in practice and whether they are fulfilling expectations as important guarantors of good governance. The report tackles issues such

Overview

This report - edited by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - assesses how parliamentary committees can enhance democratic governance. The purpose of this enquiry was to assess how Public Accounts Committees (PACs) are working in practice and whether they are fulfilling expectations as important guarantors of good governance. The report tackles issues such as capacity building, independence and information exchange. Problems for developing countries as well as the question of defining accountability, are also addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745319865
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
07/20/2002
Series:
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
The Public Accounts Committee As Part Of Democratic Accountability
The International Dimension
Auditors-General
Public Accounts Committees
Problems For Developing Countries And Smaller Parliaments
Information Exchanges
Appendices

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