The Ministry of Finance is nevertheless to choose action against the 51 accounting officers that have been recommended by Parliament to be dropped.
The Ministry’s Deputy Long lasting Secretary and Secretary to Treasury, Patrick Ocailap, has informed New Eyesight that the Ministry are not able to get action with no next the regulation.
In accordance to the Public Finance and Management Act 2015, the accounting officers are appointed on the advice of the Internal Auditor.
“We obtained the recommendations, but each individual 12 months the PS appoints the accounting officers on the basis of the inner auditor general’s assessment. We shall also act on that basis and see no matter whether to appoint or not,” Ocailap claimed.
Parliament very last week directed the Ministry of Finance Lasting Secretary and Secretary to Treasury, Ramathan Ggoobi, to right away drop 51 accounting officers who did not table their establishment budgets for the monetary year 2022/23 to Parliament for scrutiny.
“Parliament is directing the PSST to withdraw their appointment instantly and desk a list of new accounting officers that you have appointed to swap them,” Among purchased.
MPs heard that out of 64 businesses, only 14 tabled their budgets in Parliament.
This was right after MP Muwanga Kivumbi even though presenting a minority report on the budget, explained while the Community Finance Administration Act prohibits the utilization of money without presenting it to Parliament for appropriation, a selection of organizations have been spending billions of money not appropriated.
“We have established that they are a variety of agencies that do not deliver their budgets to Parliament. These huge funds go scrutinized. We will need action in opposition to them,” she reported.
MPs Nandala Mafabi and Geoffrey Ekanya stated it was unlawful and motion ought to be taken from the errant accounting officers.
Parliament is currently scrutinizing the 2022/23 funds.