11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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11th Republican Parliament

The Committee on Public Administration and Appropriations

Committee Type:
Joint Committee Business
Date Appointed:
13 Nov 2015
Secretary:
 Keiba Jacob; Sheranne Samuel (624-7275 ext. 2250/2309)
Notes:

The Committee on Public Administration and Appropriations shall have the duty of considering and reporting to the House on:
(a) the budgetary expenditure of Government agencies to ensure that expenditure is embarked upon in accordance with parliamentary approval;
(b) the budgetary expenditure of Government agencies as it occurs and keeps Parliament informed of how the budget allocation is being implemented; and
(c) the administration of Government agencies to determine hindrances to their efficiency and to make recommendations to the Government for improvement of public administration.

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WORK PROGRAMME
SECOND SESSION, ELEVENTH PARLIAMENT

The PAAC plans to employ a two-pronged approach to inquiries in the Second Session of the Eleventh Parliament. One involves an entity by entity approach with a focus on Sub-Heads: Goods and Services and Minor Equipment.

The following Ministries/Departments are proposed for examination by the Committee (in no particular order):

* Head 01: President
* Head 15: Tobago House of Assembly
* Head 23: Ministry of Attorney General and Legal Affairs
* Head 26: Ministry of Education
* Head 31: Ministry of Public Administration and Communications
* Head 39: Ministry of Public Utilities
* Head 61: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
* Head 68: Ministry of Sport ? Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago
* Head 78: Ministry of Social Development and Family Services

The other approach involves the examination of pervasive issues in a macro format. The PAAC will focus on the following issues during the Second Session:

* Inventory Control
* Internal Audit

The Committee also intends to conduct follow-up sessions with Ministries and Departments who appeared before the Committee during the First Session as is deemed necessary.
Disclaimer: The Committee may at any time adjust its work programme.

 
 
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Current Members
Bridgid Annisette-George (Chairman)

Lackram Bodoe  Ayanna Webster-Roy  Nicole Olivierre  Clarence Rambharat  Daniel Dookie  Wade Mark  Ancil Antoine  Amrita Deonarine  Garvin Simonette

Former Members
Maxie Cuffie  Melissa Ramkissoon  Allyson Baksh  Rodger Samuel  Dhanayshar Mahabir  Ronald Huggins  Jennifer Raffoul
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Contact the Committees Unit

The Committees Unit is responsible for providing secretarial support for the various oversight Committees and may be contacted as follows:

Public Accounts Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to pac@ttparliament.org

Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to paec@ttparliament.org

Public Administration and Appropriations Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to paac@ttparliament.org

Departmental Joint Select Committees

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2277/2288/2282/2283 or via email to parl101@ttparliament.org

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