Public Finance and Audit Act 1983
57 Functions of Committee
(1) The functions of the Committee are:
(c1) to examine any report of the Auditor-General laid before the Legislative
(d) to report to the Legislative Assembly from time to time upon any item in,
or any circumstances connected with, those financial reports, reports or
documents which the Committee considers ought to be brought to the notice of
the Legislative Assembly,
(2) The functions of the Committee extend to an examination of, inquiry into
or report upon a matter of Government policy if and only if the matter has been
specifically referred to the Committee under subsection (1) (f) by the
Legislative Assembly or a Minister of the Crown.
3) The functions of the Committee do not extend to an examination of, inquiry
into or report upon the estimates of any proposed expenditure by the State or
by an authority of the State.