Committee on Audit and Public Accounts (CAPA)


Establishment 

A Committee on Audit and Public Accounts (CAPA) is hereby established in accordance with Rule 22 (2) of the Rules of Procedure of the Pan-African Parliament.

Composition

The Committee shall be composed of fifteen members on the basis of three designated by each Regional Caucus, taking into account gender balance and competence in the area of accounting, auditing and risk management.

Functions of the CAPA

The CAPA shall have the mandate to:

a)     Consider the internal and external audit reports relating to the PAP and recommend appropriate measures for an effective implementation of the recommendations arising there from;

b)    Consider the reports of the Board of External Auditors on the African Union and recommend appropriate measures for an effective implementation of the recommendations arising there from;

c)    Exercise all other functions as are incidental or auxiliary to the discharge of its mandate.

Organisation and Functioning of the CAPA

The organisation and functioning of the CAPA shall be regulated pursuant to the relevant provisions applicable to all permanent committees of the Pan-Africa Parliament.

Provisional arrangements

The current members and bureau of the CAFE shall carry out the audit committee function until the effective establishment and designation of the members and bureau of the CAPA.

Entry into force

This resolution shall enter into force as soon as it is adopted.

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