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Legislative Auditor 

An external auditor created by law and generally reporting to the legislative body with the purpose of overseeing government accounts and providing opinions on them, both in terms of compliance with law and policy and their value for money.

(Graham, Andrew. 2007. Canadian Public-Sector Financial Management. Kingston, ON: School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.)


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