Thursday, 1 February 2018

Ceisteanna (288)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

288. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his Department has completed an external quality assurance assessment of its internal audit function as required by the Institute of Internal Audit standards that were introduced in 2012 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5118/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

The last external quality assurance assessment of the internal audit function in my Department was carried out in late 2008 with the resulting report being adopted by the Department's Audit Committee in March 2009. This exercise was conducted in accordance with the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

A further external quality assessment has been scheduled to take place in 2018.

Questions Nos. 289 to 291, inclusive, answered with Question No. 272.