Mandate of Internal Audit
The Internal Audit function in the Ministry of Technology and Science derives its mandate from the Public Finance Management Act No.1 of 2018. The purpose of the Unit is to provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting service to add value and improve operations of the Ministry.
The internal audit work plan follows a risk based approach which places emphasis on key risk areas in the Ministry.
For oversight role, the ministry has an audit committee appointed by Secretary to the Treasury and all reports are submitted for review. The committee meets quarterly to transact its business.
Functions of Internal Audit are derived from the Public Finance Management Act of 2018 no. 17 (1):