Mr Kieran Donnelly CB, Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG), has issued a report on the results of his audit of the 2019-20 accounts of The Executive Office (TEO).
The report focuses on the accounting treatment of two new schemes introduced by legislation during the year 2019-20:
1. The Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019 which will provide compensation to those who, as children, experienced abuse in residential institutions in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995.
2. The Victims’ Payments Regulations 2020 which will provide payments to those people who experience permanent disablement, at a level of 14% functionality or more, from an injury sustained in a Troubles-related incident.