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Report on hospital physicians’ dual practice
The purpose of the study is to examine whether the regions ensure that hospital physicians’ dual practice is compatible with their work at the hospitals and in accordance with the requirements of the agreement on duty of notification and other rules and regulations in the area.
Report on the regional TV 2 stations
The Danish regional TV 2 stations are required to produce regional news for television, internet and other platforms in compliance with the wishes of the audiences and the requirements defined in the public-service contracts that the regions enter with the Ministry of Culture. The purpose of the study is to assess the transparency in the activities of the regional stations and the extent to which the Ministry of Culture is fulfilling its duties as holder of the contracts with the regional stations.
Report on the teaching at the Danish university colleges
The report concerns teaching and management of resources at the four most popular education courses at the Danish university colleges where students study to become teachers, social workers, pre-school teachers and nurses. The purpose of the study is to assess whether resources for education at the four courses are effectively managed by the university colleges.
Report on the Ministry of Defence’s implementation of efficiency initiatives
The report concerns the Ministry of Defence’s management of the efficiency initiatives prescribed in the Danish Defence Agreement 2013 to 2017. The Ministry of Defence is required to implement efficiency initiatives that are estimated to result in ongoing efficiency gains of DKK 2.4 billion a year, when they have been fully implemented in 2017.
Report on the audit of the Danish government accounts for 2015
The report concerns the results of Rigsrevisionen’s audit of the Danish government accounts for 2015. The government accounts represent the consolidated financial statements of the 20 ministries that were authorised to spend public funds and collect revenue on behalf of the government in 2015.
Report on salaries and benefits in state-owned enterprises
The report concerns salaries and benefits in six independent public companies and two independent administrative units (SOEs) that are all wholly owned by the Danish state and providing various public services. Most of the enterprises have received a one-off payment from the government in connection with their conversion into SOEs; ...
Report on inconvenience to road users in connection with road construction
The report concerns the Ministry of Transport and Building’s efforts to minimise incovenience to road users in connection with expansions of the Danish motorways. In the period 2010 to 2013, the Danish parliament and Finance Committee appropriated approximately DKK 6.5 billion for four expansions of motorways in Jutland, on Funen and Sealand, respectively.
Report on services provided to children in care
The report concerns the extent to which the Danish Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior supports the municipalities in their efforts towards children in care, and whether the objectives defined for the reform of the child protection system in 2006 have been achieved.
Report on energy savings in the public sector
The report concerns the government’s effort to save energy in government institutions. In 2008, the Danish parliament entered a broadly based political agreement in order to strengthen the effort to save energy in the public sector and achieve a reduction in energy consumption. The European Union (EU) issued an energy efficiency directive in 2012, which imposed energy-saving requirements on the member states with effect from 2014.
Who audits who?
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit public spending in compliance with good public-sector auditing principles based on the fundamental principles of the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI). Assessments of materiality and risk, and a holistic approach that looks across the public sector, provide the basis for our audits.