Title Executive lapdog or Parliamentary watchdog?: the controller and Auditor-General
Database Articles
Date 01-04-1989
Abstract The Controller and Auditor-General is one of Parliament's three watchdogs in New Zealand, the others being the Ombudsman and the Commissioner for the Environment. This article demonstrates how the Controller and Auditor-General presently enjoys less statutory protection from executive retribution in the carrying out of his or her role than the other two Parliamentary Officers. The need to recognise and ensure the independence of the Controller and Auditor-General is emphasised.
Author LONGDIN, Louise
Citation Id KZ200
Cover date Apr. 1989
Format Printed Item
Item Printed Item: 003917
Key item No
Major subject Auditing
Audit reports
Minor subject Parliament
Executive government
New Zealand
Overseas item
Pages 132-136
Speech No
Text online No
System Id library/jrnart/KZ200

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