The Expenditure Estimates are available in PDF and HTML versions. The PDF version is a format reflecting the true printed version. The HTML version is an accessible format.
The role and responsibilities of the Provincial Auditor, who is an Officer of the Assembly, are set out in the Audit Act. In accordance with the provisions of the Audit Act and various other statutes and authorities, the Provincial Auditor conducts independent audits of government programs and of the fairness of the financial statements of the Province and numerous agencies of the Crown.
The Provincial Auditor reports annually to the Legislature on significant matters arising from this audit activity as well as on specific items required by the Audit Act. In addition, the Provincial Auditor reports on special assignments as may be required by the Legislature, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, or by a Minister of the Crown. In doing so, the Provincial Auditor assists the Legislature in holding the government and its administrators accountable for the quality of the administration's stewardship of public funds and for the achievement of value-for-money in government operations.
|2003-04 Estimates||PROGRAMS||Change from 2002-03||2002-03 Estimates||2001-02 Actual|
|9,867,800||Office of the Provincial Auditor Program||505,000||9,362,800||8,069,366|
|5,000,000||Less: Special Warrants||2,100,000||2,900,000||-|
|209,400||Less: Statutory Appropriations||-||209,400||306,162|
|4,658,400||< TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED||1,595,000||6,253,400||7,763,204|