Department of Economic Development (Vote 4) – Resolution 25/2004 – Unauthorised expenditure of R219 929 for 1999-2000
Noting: Resolution 72/2003 of the Public Accounts Committee, item 4.2 of the report of the Auditor-General and the responses of the department on this item;
The House resolves:
1. That the Accounting Officer of the Department of Economic Development report to the Public Accounts Committee by 30 November 2004 on the latest position in the case of unauthorised expenditure of R219 929, 00 for the 1999/2000 financial year, which arose due to a fraudulent cheque being issued.
2. That the findings of the investigation done into this matter by the Internal Audit Unit be submitted to the committee.
3. That the letter written in January 2004 from the Department of Economic Development to the Public Accounts Committee on this matter be copied to the committee and the Auditor-General.
4. That the Accounting Officers of the Department of Economic Development and the Provincial Treasury work together to resolve this long outstanding matter and supply a joint report by 31 January 2005.