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​The Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts is one of 10 permanent committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The Committee reviews and reports to the Legislative Assembly on the audit reports of the Auditor General of British Columbia, providing a public forum for the scrutiny of the economy, effectiveness and efficiency of government organizations. The Committee also reviews the follow-up action plans by audited government organizations implementing report recommendations.

Further information on the role, functions and work of the Committee, is included in its Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

On April 15, 2021, the Legislative Assembly agreed that all reports of the Auditor General of British Columbia transmitted to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly be deemed referred to the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts. For greater certainty, the following exceptions are provided:

  1. the report referred to in section 22 of the Auditor General Act (S.B.C. 2003, c. 2) shall be referred to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services; and

  2. reports of the Auditor General respecting the Legislative Assembly prepared under the provisions of the Legislative Assembly Management Committee Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 258) shall be referred to the Legislative Assembly Management Committee.

That the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts be the Committee referred to in sections 6, 7, 10, 13 and 14 of the Auditor General Act (S.B.C. 2003, c. 2).

That, in addition to the powers previously conferred upon the Select Standing Committees of the House, the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts be empowered to:

  1. appoint of its number one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee and to delegate to the subcommittees all or any of its powers except the power to report directly to the House;

  2. sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;

  3. adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and

  4. retain personnel as required to assist the Committee.

That the Committee report to the House as soon as possible; and that during a period of adjournment, the Committee deposit its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, or in the next following Session, as the case may be, the Chair present all reports to the House.

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​Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

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Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210505-PublicAccounts-0900Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p>​<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_OAG-Report_Financial-Audit-Work.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Financial Audit Work for the 2019/20 fiscal year</em> (March 2021)</font></span></a></p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_OAG-AAG_Financial-Audit-Work.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Office of the Auditor General, Report at a Glance<em>, Financial Audit Work for the 2019/20 fiscal year</em></font></span></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_MoF-Presentation_Financial-Audit-Work.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Ministry of Finance presentation,<em> Financial Audit Work for the 2019/20 fiscal year</em></font></span></a><em> </em></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_OAG-Report_Management-Forest-Service-Roads.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Management of Forest Service Roads </em>(November 2020)</font></span></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_OAG_AAG_Forest-Service-Roads.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Office of the Auditor General, Audit at a Glance,<em> Management of Forest Service Roads</em></font></span></a><em> </em></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_MFLNRORD-Presentation_Management-Forest-Service-Roads.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development presentation,<em> Management of Forest Service Roads </em></font></span></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-05/2021-05-05_MFLNRORD-ActionPlan_Management-Forest-Service-Roads.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development action plan,<em> Management of Forest Service Roads</em></font></span></a><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>5/5/2021 4:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210503-PublicAccounts-1300Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_OAG-Report_Medical-Device-Cybersecurity.pdf" target="_blank">​Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Management of Medical Device Cybersecurity at the Provincial Health Services Authority (February 2021</em>)</a></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_OAG-AAG_Medical-Device-Cybersecurity.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General, Audit at a Glance,<em> Management of Medical Device Cybersecurity at the Provincial Health Services Authority</em></a><em> </em></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_MoH-Presentation_Medical-Device-Cybersecurity.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Health presentation,<em> Management of Medical Device Cybersecurity at the Provincial Health Services Authority</em></a></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_MoH-ActionPlan_Medical-Device-Cybersecurity.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Health action plan<em>, Management of Medical Device Cybersecurity at the Provincial Health Services Authority</em></a></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_OAG-Report_Vancouver-Community-College.pdf" target="_blank">Office of the Auditor General report,<em> Vancouver Community College: Executive Compensation Disclosures Audit</em> (March 2021</a>)</p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_OAG-AAG_Vancouver-Community-College.pdf">Office of the Auditor General, Audit at a Glance<em>, Vancouver Community College: Executive Compensation Disclosures Audit</em></a><em> </em></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_AEST-Presentation_Vancouver-Community-College.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training presentation<em>, Vancouver Community College: Executive Compensation Disclosures Audit</em></a><em> </em></p><p> <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-05-03/2021-05-03_AEST-ActionPlan_Vancouver-Community-College.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training action plan, <em>Vancouver Community College:</em><em> Executive Compensation Disclosures Audit</em></a></p>5/3/2021 8:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20210426-PublicAccounts-0800Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-04-26_Report_OAG_Performance-Audit.pdf">​Office of the Auditor General report, <em>Performance Audit Coverage Plan, 2021/22-2022/23 (March 2021)</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/2021-04-26_At_A_Glance_OAG_Performance_Audit.pdf">Office of the Auditor General, Report at a Glance<em>, Performance Audit Coverage Plan, 2021/22-2022/23</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/42nd-parliament/2nd-session/pac/MOH_to_PAC_Annual-Action-Plan_update-extension-requests.pdf">Ministry of Health, Letter, Action Plans: <em>Extension of Date for Submissions</em></a></p>4/26/2021 3:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts

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