Assurance review

An assurance review follows a preliminary assessment if there are indications that a work expense may have been used outside the legislative framework.

It determines whether there has been a credible misuse of work expenses that can be readily quantified.

A preliminary assessment requires further investigation

Reconsider the scope of work expenses that require further investigation

Liaise with the parliamentarian to gather additional information

Assess new information against legislative framework

Are the work expenses compliant?

Yes

No further action required

No

1. Recover work expenses through administrative action; or

2. Further investigation required through an audit