Public Accounts Committee

The key responsibilities of Committee on Public Accounts are:

  1. To examine the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Republic of Vanuatu including the Financial Statement transmitted to the Auditor-General in accordance with Section 25 of the Public Finance and Economic management Act No. 6 of 1998 and Section 27 of the Expenditure and Audit Act No. 3 of 1998, as amended;

  2. To examine the financial affairs of authorities of the Republic of Vanuatu and of the intergovernmental bodies to which these Acts apply;

  3. To examine all reports of the Auditor-General (including reports of the results of efficiency audit) copies of which have been laid before Parliament;

  4. To report to parliament as to what corrective actions have been undertaken or planned to be undertaken by Government to improve the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which the funds appropriated by Parliament have been expended;

  5. To report to Parliament, with such comments as it thinks fit, any items or matters in those accounts, statements, and reports or any circumstances connected with them, to which the committee is of the opinion that the attention of the parliament should be directed;

  6. To inquire into any question in connection with public accounts which is referred to it by Parliament, and to report to Parliament upon that questions;

  7. To report to parliament any amendment as it thinks fit in matters related to the management, collection, control, issue or payment of public funds;

  8. To enquire and examine matters related to tax measures, appropriation bills and publicly-owned financial corporations;

and include  such other duties as assigned to the Committee by the Standing Orders approved by Parliament

11th Parliament Public Accounts Committee

Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Ephraim Kalsakau  Chairman
Hon. Marc Ati  Vice-Chairman
Hon. Alickson Vira  Member
Hon. Ian Wilson  Member
Hon. Rick Mahe Tchamako  Member
Hon. Johnny Koanapo  Member
Hon. Ronald Warsal   Member

10th Parliament Public Accounts Committee

Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Marcelino Pipite  Chairman
Hon. Simeon Kaltalio  Member
Hon. Morking Steven Iatika  Member
Hon. Gillion William  Member
Hon. Samson Samsen   Member
Hon. Steven Kalsakau.  Member
Hon. Bruno Leingkone  Member

9th Parliament Public Accounts Committee

Members of Parliament   Position 
Hon. Ioan Simon  Chairman
Hon. Jean Ravou  Member
Hon. James Bule  Member
Hon. Issac Hamariliu  Member
Hon. Dominique Morin  Member
Hon. David Tosul  Member
Hon. Kisito Teilemb  Member

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