Report of the committee

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight has the honour to present its

THIRD REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 3, 2020, to consider and report on issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

DAVID M. WELLS

Chair

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STANDING COMMITTEE ON AUDIT AND OVERSIGHT

Consider and report on issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2022

Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Thursday, December 3, 2020:

That, until its external members have been approved by the Senate, and notwithstanding rules 12-6(2) and 12-13(4):

1.the quorum of the committee continue to be the three senators who are members of the committee; and

2.the committee be authorized to meet only to consider issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate, including recommendations on remuneration and permissible expenses, provided, for greater certainty, that the requirement that the report nominating the external members be approved by all three senators who are members of the committee, remains in effect.

3.The committee will undertake its work immediately so that it may report back to the Senate with a recommendation for the appointment of the two external members.

Richard Denis

Clerk of the Senate

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SUMMARY OF BUDGET

General Expenses
$125,000
TOTAL

$125,000

The above budget was approved by the Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered.












Date
Président du Comité permanent de l’audit et de la surveillance
DAVID M. WELLS
Chair, Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight











Date
Président du Comité permanent de la régie interne, des budgets et de l’administration
SABI MARWAH
Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

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STANDING COMMITTEE ON AUDIT AND OVERSIGHT

Consider and report on issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2022

GENERAL EXPENSES






PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES







1.Consulting services (0431)100,000

Sub-total
$100,000






ALL OTHER EXPENDITURES








OTHER


1.Miscellaneous expenses (0798)25,000

Sub-total
$25,000






Total
$125,000

The Senate Administration has reviewed this budget application.












Date
Blair Armitage, Clerk Assistant,
Committees Directorate











Date
Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller,
Finance and Procurement Directorate

APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight for the proposed expenditures of the said committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, for the purpose of its special study on the nomination of its external members to the Senate, as authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The approved budget is as follows:

General Expenses
$125,000
TOTAL

$125,000

Respectfully submitted,

SABI MARWAH

Chair