ATC190226: Standing Committee on the Auditor-General Memorandum with regards to the re-appointment of the Deputy Auditor-General, dated 26 February 2019
STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE AUDITOR-GENERAL MEMORANDUM WITH REGARDS TO THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF THE DEPUTY AUDITOR-GENERAL, DATED 26 FEBRUARY 2019
The Standing Committee on the Auditor-General (“the Committee”) reports as follows.
1.1 Section 31 of the Public Audit Act, No. 25 of 2004 (“the Act”) provides for the appointment of the Deputy Auditor-General (DAG). Section 31(1) requires that the Auditor-General consults the Committee when he or she appoints the DAG. The current DAG, Ms T Ratsela’s first term in the position comes to an end on 31 March 2019.
1.2 Section 31(2) provides that the person appointed as DAG may serve up to five years. It also provides that the incumbent DAG may be re-appointed to serve one additional term that does not exceed five years. The Act does not require the Auditor-General to consult the Committee in the event that he or she decides to re-appoint the incumbent.
2. Re-appointment of Ms T Ratsela
2.1 On 26 February 2019 the Auditor-General, Mr K Makwetu, informed the Committee that he will, in terms of section 31(2) of the Act, re-appoint Ms Ratsela to serve an additional term from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2024.
2.2 The Committee welcomes her re-appointment and wishes her well in her second term as Deputy Auditor-General.
Report to be noted.
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