Court of Auditors, France

Established in September 1807, the Court of Auditors is responsible for ensuring the proper use and management of public money and to keep citizens informed. The Court of Auditors is a quasi-judicial body of the French government charged with conducting financial and legislative audits of most public institutions and some private institutions, including the central Government, national public corporations, social security institutions (since 1950), and public services (since 1976). The Court's three duties are to conduct financial audits of accounts, conduct good governance audits, and provide information and advice to the French Parliament and Administration.

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Guide ID: 3124 - Last Updated: July 30, 2013