READrecent audit results
Report on the efficiency of jobcentres
This report concerns the efficiency of the Danish jobcentres (employment agencies). Efficiency in this context refers to the jobcentre's ability to help unemployed citizens find work or take up training or education in relation to the cost of doing so. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the jobcentres are efficient, and whether the Ministry of Employment, in following up on the employment effort, has focus on their efficiency.
Report on patients' right to prompt investigation
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the regions ensure and the Ministry of Health supports that patients have equal access to prompt diagnostic investigation. Are the regions conducting the diagnostic investigation of the patients in accordance with the law? Is guidance and information supporting prompt diagnostic investigation of the patients?
Report on SKAT’s refunding of registration tax when used vehicles are exported
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Taxation has ensured satisfactory management of export refunds to self-registrants. Rigsrevisionen has looked into SKAT's knowledge of and response to the development in export refunds to self-registrants and irregularities in the area since the self-registration system was implemented.
Report on support to the fisheries sector from the EMFF
This report concerns the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs' management of support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (the EMFF) in the period 2014-2017. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is managing support from the EMFF to the fisheries sector correctly.
Report on the measures taken by the authorities against owners of motor vehicles who fail to have their vehicles periodically inspected
In 2010, the Ministry of Transport (now the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing) took initiative to an amendment of the law that took effect in July 2012. The law amendment was expected to reduce the number of vehicles that are not being inspected from a constant level of approximately 15,000 to between 2,000 and 3,000.
Report on the processing of competition cases
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority's (DCCA) and SØIK's management of competition cases has underpinned efficient processing. Has the DCCA's management of infringements of the Competition Act underpinned efficient processing? Has SØIK’s management of criminal competition cases underpinned efficient processing?
Report on whether the Danish Defence has the necessary prerequisites to perform its tasks
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the frigates, multi-role frigates and battle tanks have had the prerequisites required to perform their tasks in a satisfactory manner. Have the frigates, multi-role frigates and battle tanks had the required prerequisites to perform all their tasks, i.e. readiness, deployment and training, in a satisfactory manner compared with the objectives set by the Defence?
Report on the management of ECTS credits in institutions of higher education
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Higher Education and Science has ensured satisfactory management of ECTS credits in the institutions of higher education. It is Rigsrevisionen's assessment that the Ministry of Higher Education and Science has not ensured satisfactory management of ECTS credits in the institutions of higher education.
Report on the audit of the Danish government accounts for 2017
The Danish government accounts include the financial statements of the 19 departments authorised to administer funds on behalf of the Danish state in 2017. The purpose of the audit is to assess whether the government accounts are correct and whether the ministries have administered public funds in accordance with the decisions made by the Danish parliament.
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 the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.
Summaries of the reports that will be discussed at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on 19 December 2018 will be posted here.