Bill giving AG more powers gazzetted
The Public Audit Amendment Act, as signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, appears in Tuesday's government gazette.
The Public Audit Amendment Act, as signed by Ramaphosa, appears in Tuesday's Government Gazette.
It allows the Auditor-General to refer material audit irregularities for further investigation if necessary and in certain cases, to demand the recovery of money lost from accounting officers and authorities such as SOE boards.
Makwetu says it's not yet clear when the Public Audit Amendment Act will come into effect.
He and his staff have been briefing Members of Parliament in Parliament on the regulations his office has already drafted to give effect to the new law.