Estimates

Committee Type: 

Functions of the Committee

Functions of the Committee: 

Functions of the Committee on Estimates:

  • Examine the Estimates and Excess Expenditure Appropriation Bill.
  • Report on the economies, improvement in organisation, efficiency or administrative reform, consistent with the policy underlying the Estimates, examine whether the money is well laid out within the limits of the policy implied in the Estimates.
  • Suggest alternative policies in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration.
  • Carry out regular examination and scrutiny on budgets, estimates and management thereof, and conduct budget hearings.
  • Make recommendations and report to the House for formulation and implementation of future budget estimates.