AU WA A710 - OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A710

Description area

Dates of existence

1986-06-27 -

History

The Office of the Auditor General was established following a change of name from the Audit Department on 27 June 1986.

The role of the Office of the Auditor General is to provide Parliament with independent and impartial information regarding public sector accountability and performance.

The Auditor General Act 2006 was proclaimed on 1 February 2007. This Act defines the role and work of the Auditor General and of the Office of the Auditor General and replaces the powers that were given under the Financial Administration and Audit Act 1985 (FAAA).

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Financial Administration and Audit Act 1985; Auditor General Act 2006

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A709 - AUDIT DEPARTMENT (1885-12-31 - 1986-06-27)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A709

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1885-01-01 - 1986-06-27

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A708 - AUDIT OFFICE (1845-01-01 - 1885-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A708

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1845-12-31 - 1885-12-31

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A708 - AUDIT OFFICE (1845-01-01 - 1885-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A708

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A709 - AUDIT DEPARTMENT (1885-12-31 - 1986-06-27)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A709

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Description of relationship

Related function

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S1463 - REGISTER - CROWN SOLICITOR'S OPINIONS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1464 - REGISTER - AUDITOR GENERAL'S RULINGS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1465 - REGISTER - MINISTERIAL DECISIONS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1466 - REGISTER - CROWN SOLICITOR'S RULINGS RECEIVED THROUGH OTHER DEPARTMENTS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1467 - PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION - RULINGS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1468 - ATTORNEY GENERAL - RULINGS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S2550 - RECORD OF SERVICE LEDGERS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Related unit of description

Series S2551 - REPORTS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Related unit of description

Series S2552 - AUDITOR'S MEETINGS: MINUTES AND AGENDAS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Related unit of description

Series S2553 - RECORDS - VARIOUS

Role

Control

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1986-06-27 - ?

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes