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Statement of responsibility

I am responsible, as Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage for:

  • the preparation of the Ministry’s financial statements, and statements of expenses and capital expenditure, and for the judgements expressed in them;
  • having in place a system of internal control designed to provide reasonable assurance as to the integrity and reliability of financial reporting;
  • ensuring that end-of-year performance information on each appropriation administered by the Ministry is provided in accordance with sections 19A to 19C of the Public Finance Act 1989, whether or not that information is included in this annual report; and
  • the accuracy of any end-of-year performance information prepared by the Ministry, whether or not that information is included in the annual report.

In my opinion:

  • the financial statements fairly reflect the financial positions of the Ministry as at 30 June 2015 and its operations for the year ended on that date; and
  • the forecast financial statements fairly reflect the forecast financial position of the Ministry as at 30 June 2016 and its operations for the year ending on that date.

                                  

                                                                                                               

Paul James                                                   
Chief Executive                                              

30 September 2015             


Updated on 3rd December 2015