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    Auditor General’s Department (AuGD) – Annual Report 2023 -I am delighted to present to you the annual report for the year 2023. This comprehensive document offers an overview of the AuGD’s fundamental internal processes and operations, showcasing them through established governance mechanisms. Additionally, the report highlights the successes achieved and the reports generated by both our non-assurance and assurance units. Ultimately, the AuGD […]Report Details
  • Auditor General’s Department – Annual Report 2022 -I present to you my annual report, spanning the 2021/2022 financial year. This report highlights the major activities undertaken and, the corresponding outcomes obtained from our internal programmes, operations and supporting governance mechanisms (section 1); the work conducted by the information technology, economic assessment, performance and special audit units (section 2); and finally, the findings […]Report Details
  • Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) -Jamaica’s “Vision 2030” National Development Plan calls for the development and implementation of strategies and actions towards “Hazard Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change” (National Outcome #14). Institutionally, the National Disaster Risk Management Council is responsible for overall coordination of disaster management activities in Jamaica. The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) […]Report Details
  • Special Audit Report – Transport Authority -As the Agency of the Government charged with the responsibility for the licensing of all public and commercial vehicles, and the regulating and monitoring of public passenger vehicles throughout the island, the Transport Authority (T.A) has an important role in the development of a modernized public transportation system. Based on stakeholder allegations regarding malpractice in […]Report Details
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    Managing Government’s Social Benefit Programmes -Audit Question: Is the delivery of social benefits to the poor and most vulnerable effectively and efficiently managed? Well-designed and managed social benefit programmes should target the most vulnerable persons in society to ensure that these individuals receive the support they need to improve their well-being.  Accordingly, benefit distribution should be timely and responsive to […]Report Details
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    Independent Auditor’s Report – Examination of the Components of The Fiscal Policy Paper FY2023/24 (February 2023) -I examined the components of the Fiscal Policy Paper (FPP), which was laid before the Houses of Parliament on 2023, February 14, in accordance with the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act. Based on my review, I found that the report met the requirements of the Third Schedule and included the minimum content under the […]Report Details
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    Performance Audit Report – Jamaica Fire Brigade (Management of Fire Prevention Activites) -In 2014, we conducted a performance audit of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) which assessed the effectiveness and efficiency of JFB’s fire prevention; firefighting; rescue and emergency medical services, as well as its fire regulation and enforcement mechanisms. The audit found that the high incidence of out of service emergency vehicles affected JFB’s ability to […]Report Details
  • Performance Audit Report – National Works Agency (Managing the Main Road Network) -The Government’s vision for its road network is aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #9 wherein, investment in infrastructure and innovation are crucial drivers of economic growth and development. The National Works Agency (NWA) recognizes that efficient and effective main road network are essential to the achievement of Vision 2030 National Outcome #9 […]Report Details
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    Auditor General’s Department Special Audit Report – Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (HR Practices) -The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) is integral to the nation’s border security system. The Agency, which manages Jamaica’s immigration process and matters related to application for and renunciation of Jamaican citizenship, must have in place proper systems that enable lawful travel and trade essential to economic prosperity, and national sovereignty. Accordingly, PICA is […]Report Details
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    Performance Audit: “Effectiveness of Jamaica’s institutional framework in enabling a strong and resilient national public health system” -Vision 2030 Jamaica National Development Plan (NDP), the country’s policy framework, which was published in 2009, includes health-related targets and strategies to improve the public health system to achieve National Outcome No.1 – A Healthy and Stable Population. This National Outcome is aligned to the targets and indicators for public health contained in the global […]Report Details


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