Release of the performance audit report “Effects of Previous Audit Reports”
The Commission of Audit (CA) has released the performance audit report “Effects of previous audit reports”, which conducted a comprehensive evaluation of all special audit reports and performance audit reports published between 20 December 1999 and 20 March 2017; and ranked the audit findings according to the risk level of high, middle and low. Among the 131 audit findings which were ranked as high and middle risk level, 26 were selected to be followed up, involving nine audit reports. The objective of follow-up work is to explore whether the auditees formulated measures to improve the problems and deficiencies in their work in order to increase the efficiency of their work and ensure the proper use of public funds. Moreover, CA followed up the work of DSAT on reviewing the service fees paid to the bus companies to ensure that it exercised the oversight responsibility, spent the public funds rigorously and protected the legal rights and interests of the Government.
The previous audit findings followed up in this report included: “Attendance & Supervision of Public Security Forces Staffs” (April 2004), “Management of Governmental Departments Publications” (December 2008), “Social Benefits and Management of the Business Trips of the Personnel of TDM - Television of Macau” (October 2010), “Greening Works of the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau” (November 2010), “Grants Awarded by Macau Foundation to Associations” (June 2012), “Continuing Education and Development Plan” (November 2012), “Using and Managing Tools for Prosecuting Traffic Violations” (February 2014), “University of Macau Staff Housing Allocation Regime — University of Macau’s Zhuhai Research Institute — University of Macau Development Foundation” (February 2015), “The Supervision on Financial Subsidy for Private Schools” (November 2015) and the investigation result on the bus service fees reported in “Public Service of Road Mass Transport” (May 2013).