Auditor General of Sri Lanka

Auditor General of Sri Lanka

The Auditor General of Sri Lanka is the head of Auditor-General's Department of Sri Lanka.

The role of the Auditor General of Sri Lanka is to aid accountability by conducting independent audits of government operations. The Auditor General is appointed by the President. These audits provide members of Parliament with objective information to help them examine the government's activities and hold it to account. According to the constitution the Auditor-General shall audit the accounts of all departments of Government, the Offices of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Judicial Service Commission, the Public Service Commission, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, the Secretary-General of Parliament and the Commissioner of Elections, local authorities, public corporations and business or other undertakings vested in the Government under any written law.

List of Auditors General of Sri Lanka

(incomplete)
*Sir Oliver Goonetilleke
*Sarath Chandrasiri Mayadunne

ee also

*Auditor-General's Department

External links & reference

* [http://www.auditorgeneral.lk/ The Auditor-General's Department of Sri Lanka]
* [http://www.priu.gov.lk/Cons/1978Constitution/Chapter_17_Amd.html THE CONSTITUTION OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA]


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