2012-2013 Part III - Departmental Performance Report (DPR) - Privy Council Office
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The schedule of 2012–13 audits was adjusted mid-year when the availability of audit resources changed.
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.
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.
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.
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.