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SCHEDULETHE CONSTITUTION OF ST HELENA, ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA

CHAPTER 1ST HELENA

PART 8PUBLIC FINANCE

Functions of Chief Auditor

111.—(1) In addition to the other functions conferred on the Chief Auditor by this Constitution, the Chief Auditor shall have the following functions—

(a)to promote public accountability in the public administration of St Helena;

(b)to act as adviser to the Public Accounts Committee;

(c)to undertake any function conferred on the Chief Auditor by or under any Ordinance; and

(d)to do anything incidental or conducive to any of the Chief Auditor’s functions.

(2) The Chief Auditor, and any person acting under his or her authority, shall have access to all books, records, reports and other documents relating to the financial operations of the Government of St Helena.

(3) In the exercise of his or her functions, the Chief Auditor, and any person acting under his or her authority, shall act independently and shall not be subject to the direction or control of the Governor, the Executive Council or any other person or authority.