Audit Authority

The Audit Authority ensures that audits are carried out on the proper functioning of the management and supervision system of the Programme and on an appropriate sample of operations on the basis of the declared expenditure.

The Authority is responsible for defining the audit strategy, including the methodology, sampling methods and planning of activities. The strategy is updated on an annual basis from 2016 and until the end of 2024.

The full list of functions of the Audit Authority can be found in article 127 of Regulation (EU) No. 1303/2013.

The functions of Audit Authority for the OP on Governance and Institutional Capacity for the 2014-2020 period have been assigned to the General Accounting Office of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.


Ministry of Economy and Finance
General Accounting Office
Pasquale Arcangelo Bellomo