Public Accounts Committee

Committee Type: 

Functions of the Committee

Functions of the Committee: 
  1. The Public Accounts Committee consists of nine members appointed by the National Assembly at the commencement of every session.  The quorum of the Committee is four.
  2. The Committee examines the accounts showing the appropriation of sums granted by the National Assembly to meet the public expenditure, the Report of the Auditor-General on these accounts and such other accounts.  The Committee also exercises the powers conferred on it under article 117(5) of the Constitution of the Republic of Zambia.