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09/11/2015 - An Investigation into the Issuance of Encroachment Permits between December 2012 and March 2013

On 25 August 2014, the Auditor General was requested to investigate the encroachment permits issued during the period immediately preceding.... more..

28/10/2015 - An Investigation of matters relating to the Emphyteutical Agreement between Government and the General Workers Union

On 16 March 2015, the National Audit Office was requested to investigate whether: the provisions of the emphyteutical contract between.... more..

The National Audit Office.

AGMr. Anthony C. Mifsud, FCIPD, is the current Auditor General. The functions and powers of the Auditor General and the role of the National Audit Office are defined by Section 108 of the Constitution of Malta and the Auditor General and National Audit Office Act of 1997. The Constitution and the Act empower the Auditor General to audit the accounts of all Departments and Offices of the Government of Malta, and of such public authorities or other bodies administering, holding, or using funds belonging directly or indirectly to the Government of Malta.

The Act extends this mandate further to include the Performance audit of Central Government Departments and Offices and other public sector entities, as well as the audit of the operations of companies or other entities in which the Government of Malta owns not less than 51 per cent of the shares.