Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Under Standing Rule 93, all reports to the House of the Auditor General and all Public Accounts stand permanently referred to the Public Accounts Committee. The Committee reviews the report of the Auditor General and the revenue and expenditures of each government department for the prior fiscal year. The Auditor General and senior officials from each department appear before the committee. The Public Accounts Committee is the only committee chaired by a Member of the Official Opposition.