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Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC)

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Main Functions

The Finance and Public Accounts Committee is the institutional mechanism for examining the report on the accounts of Government and reporting on the effectiveness and efficiency of public financial management by ensuring transparency and accountability.

In addition, all Accounts and Financial Statements laid upon the Table of the House in respect of Statutory Bodies, Public Corporations and Public Companies that are supported by Government with money withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund, are referred to the Finance and Public Accounts Committee for examination and report. The Committee may also receive referrals from the National Assembly and the Auditor General to undertake inquiries.

Members of the Committee

The seven Members of the committee are appointed by the National Assembly and the current committee is chaired by the Leader of the Opposition. The Members are:

  • Hon. Franchasca Monnaie - Chairperson
  • Hon. Charles De Commarmond - Vice-Chairperson
  • Hon. Nichole Barbe
  • Hon. Jeniffer Jasmin
  • Hon. Sebastien Pillay
  • Hon. Marc Volcere
  • Hon. Lenny Lebon

The Committee is further assisted in its work by a Secretary, Ms. Angelic Appoo and two Secretary Assistants, Ms. Saviona Isaac and Mrs. Florette Dufresne.

Committee Reports

For the first time in 2012, the FPAC produced its first report on the examination of the report of the Auditor General. This is considered as the Annual Report of the Committee, however aside from its Annual Report the FPAC has the mandate to scrutinize the Performance Audit Reports of the Auditor General of a particular Ministry, Department or Agency which is financed by the Government with public money. To download the reports produced by the Committee please click on the title of the report:

Examination of the Auditor General's Reports 2009 and 2010

Examination of the Seychelles Tourism Board Performance Audit Report of the Auditor General

Examination of the Public Utilities Corporation Performance Audit Report of the Auditor General

Examination of the 2011 Report of the Auditor General

Report on the Office of the Auditor General's "Special Report on Tender Process for the Award of Beach Cleaning Contracts by Landscape and Waste Management Agency'

Report on the Office of the Auditor General's Performance Audit Report on 'Management of Police Vehicles: Is the Police Obtaining Value for Money?'

 

Verbatims

The Committee has the power to call in witnesses for questioning or conduct hearings in relation to a particular report that is being examined. This process started in 2012 with the examination of the Reports of the Auditor General.

To read the verbatim reports of the Committee please click here.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 July 2016 15:46