Terms of Reference
Areas of responsibility of the committee
At the commencement of the 40th Parliament in May 2017, the Speaker determined and tabled a schedule showing the portfolio responsibilities of the Public Accounts Committee as being those of:
Annual reports of government departments and authorities tabled in the Assembly will stand referred to the relevant committee for any inquiry the committee may make.
· The Premier;
· The Treasurer;
· The Minister for Finance;
· The Minister for Public Sector Management; and
· The Minister for Federal-State Relations
Whenever the Public Accounts Committee receives or determines for itself fresh or amended terms of reference, the committee will forward them to each standing and select committee of the Assembly and Joint Committee of the Assembly and Council. The Speaker will announce them to the Assembly at the next opportunity and arrange for them to be place on the notice boards of the Assembly.
Functions and powers of the committee