Changes on the law “For the internal audit in the public sector” have been approved by the Economy parliamentary Commission only with the votes from majority political party MPs since the opposition party MPs opposed the draft law.
The opposition argues that the latest changes aim to weaken the internal audit. These changes aim to strengthen the role of the internal audit in the public sector by focusing in the improvement of management and the performance of public units.
According to the law makers, the main aim of this draft law is to strengthen the independence principle of the internal audit and to define the responsibilities of public units’ office-holders, the heads of audit units and internal auditors.
The latest changes aim to solve an issue that has concerned since the administration in Albania, which is related to the criteria which apply for hiring internal auditors. The approved law will also provide a more clear definition of the certification process of internal auditors and the continuous professional training of them.
News source: ATA
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