2012-2013 Part III - Departmental Performance Report (DPR) - Privy Council Office

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Internal Audits and Evaluations

Internal Audits Table

Internal Audits (current reporting period)
Name of internal audit1 Internal audit type Status Completion date
Audit of Cabinet Confidences Functions2 Assurance Completed 2012–13
Audit of Corporate Governance2 Assurance Completed 2012–13
Audit of Accounting Officer Responsibilities, Including Risk Management3 Assurance In Progress 2013–14
Audit of Physical and Personnel Security4 Assurance In Progress 2013–14
  1. The schedule of 2012–13 audits was adjusted mid-year when the availability of audit resources changed.
  2. As reported in the last DPR, the Audit of Cabinet Confidences Functions and Audit of Corporate Governance were completed in 2011–12 with reporting to occur in 2012–13. The final reports from these audits were formally approved in June and July of 2012 respectively.
  3. As reported in the last DPR, the examination phase of the Audit of Accounting Officer Responsibilities Including Risk Management was completed in 2011–12 with reporting expected to occur in 2012–13, but work has not yet been completed. The audit report has been deferred to 2013–14.
  4. The examination phase of the Audit of Physical and Personnel Security, originally titled the Audit of Security, was completed in 2012–13 with reporting expected to occur in 2013–14.

Evaluations Table

Evaluations (current reporting period)
Name of evaluation Program Status Completion date
 N/A1      
  1. PCO is classified as a Small Department or Agency (SDA) under the Treasury Board Policy on Evaluation. With limited exceptions, application of the Policy to SDAs is deferred until otherwise directed by the President of the Treasury Board. No evaluations were conducted during 2012–13.