Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Entreprises Standing Committees
The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises is mandated to-
- to examine the reports and audited accounts of Statutory Authorities, Corporations and Public Enterprises and in the context of their autonomy and efficiency, ascertain whether their operations are being managed in accordance with the required competence and where applicable, in accordance with sound business principles and prudent commercial practices.
- to examine the income and expenditure of any public corporation and state enterprise, or other body or organisation established by an Act of Parliament together with the Balance Sheet and Statement of Profit and Loss Accounts which the Auditor General may have been requested to prepare under the Constitution or under the provisions of statutory orders regulating the financing of a particular corporation, enterprise or body and the report of the Auditor-General on them.
- to examine the statement of accounts showing the income and expenditure of a statutory body or organisation, the audit of which may be conducted by the Auditor General either under the direction of the President in accordance with clause (7) of Article 163 of the Constitution or by any Act of Parliament, and
- subject to the Constitution and to these Rules, to monitor the operations of any Commission or Authority established under the Constitution or any Act of Parliament.
The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises comprises of 20 Members designated by Party Whips on the basis of proportional Party Membership in the House taking into consideration the numerical strength of the Parties and interests of Independent Members.
Without prejudice to sub-rule (6) of Rule No.134, the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises, is to be chaired and deputized by Members designated by the Official Opposition Party or Organization.