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Report on the Danish Ministry of Culture’s administration of distribution funds
The report concerns the Danish Ministry of Culture’s administration of three distribution funds that are financed through receipts from football pools, other kinds of betting and the national lottery. The distribution funds support a large number of non-profit activities, including sports and culture.
Report on the Ministry of Environment and Food’s management of biodiversity in the Danish state forest
The report concerns the Ministry of Environment and Food’s management of biodiversity in the Danish state forests. The ministry owns most of the Danish state forests. The purpose of the study is to assess whether biodiversity in the state forests is managed in a satisfactory manner by the Ministry of Environment.
Report on the management of agricultural funds
The Danish agricultural funds provide aid for development of the agricultural sector in Denmark and administer subsidies of approximately DKK 500 million annually. The purpose of the study is to determine if the Ministry of Environment and Food has ensured that the agricultural funds manage funding effectively, efficiently and correctly, that is to say in compliance with the provisions and principles for effective and efficient grant administration.
Report on the Ministry of Transport and Building’s involvement in Aarhus Letbane (light rail project in the city of Aarhus)
This report concerns the Ministry of Transport and Building’s involvement in the construction of a light rail project in the city of Aarhus. The cost associated with the construction of the light rail is currently approximately DKK 700 million (approximately 60 per cent) higher than originally estimated.
Report on the Danish regions’ management of out-patient treatment of adult patients with mental illness
The report concerns the regions’ management of the out-patient capacity of the Danish hospital psychiatry and practice sector for providing treatment to patients with mental illness. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the capacity for treatment in the hospital psychiatry and in the practice sector is...
Report on the Ministry of Employment’s implementation of reforms
The report concerns the efforts made by the Danish Ministry of Employment to ensure effective implementation of reforms in the field of employment. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Employment has provided an adequate framework for the municipalities’ implementation of reforms of the early retirement and flexjobs scheme, the welfare benefits scheme and the sickness benefits scheme.
Report on the Danish Central Tax and Customs Administration’s management of refunds of dividend withholding tax and the Ministry of Taxation’s supervision of the refunds
The purpose of the study is to assess whether claims for refund of dividend withholding tax (DWT) have been adequately managed by SKAT and whether the Ministry of Taxation’s supervision of SKAT in this respect has been satisfactory. Among other issues.
Report on the adult education centres’ (VUCs) administrative and salary expenses
The report concerns how the VUCs manage salary expenses for top management, expenses for mileage, official journeys and entertainment. The purpose of the study is to examine whether the VUCs manage salaries, mileage, official journeys and entertainment expenses in a satisfactory manner and ...
Report on the Danish State Administration’s supervision of the municipalities
The purpose of the study is to examine whether the State Administration’s supervision of the municipalities is organised appropriately, i.e. whether it has been planned and prioritised based on an analysis of materiality and risk to ensure that it is focused on the potentially most substantial breaches of the law.
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.
EU Contact Committee meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia.
INCOSAI Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.